Burlington Canal Pier safety improvements

The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority is proposing to improve pedestrian safety on the Burlington Canal piers by installing ~700 m of bullrail where none currently exists, grinding down trip hazards and filling potholes/voids on the surface of the piers.

Latest update

July 4, 2023 – The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Determination - July 4, 2023
1 Notice of Intent to Make a Determination - Start of Public Comment Period - May 31, 2023


Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority
605 James Street North
Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1K1
Email: environment@hopaports.ca

  • Location

    • Burlington Canal Piers (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Recreation and Tourism
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority
  • Authorities

    • Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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...within 200 kilometres
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