Call for Nominations: President

June 8, 2020 Call for Nominations: President The Executive Board (EB) met last week and discussed the recent retirement notice given by Peter Duffey, effective Wednesday June 10th, 2020. Under the current circumstances (COVID-19) the EB passed a resolution suspending section 6.2 (b) of the Union’s Policy Book. The suspension of the clause will allow […]

Medical Certificates

June 4, 2020 Medical Certificates On June 3, 2020 Transport Canada issued an exemption to the renewal of medical certificates expiring between March 17, 2020 and March 31, 2021. This exemption allows for the renewal to be completed by attestation of fitness or via telemedicine consultation. A renewal by attestation of fitness can be completed […]

President Peter Duffey’s Retirement Announcement

June 3, 2020 President Peter Duffey’s Retirement Announcement Dear Members: I am writing to you to inform you I will be accepting phase two of NAV Canada’s Early Retirement Incentive (ERI) and tendering my retirement notice effective June 10. When CATCA was approached about the ERI, I recused myself from any and all discussions that […]

ANS Technology Reorganization

June 2, 2020 ANS Technology Reorganization On Tuesday, May 26, CATCA received a briefing on a management re-organization. The following day, a Skype broadcast was delivered to employees in the affected groups. We have received questions following this announcement and provide the membership with the following information. The groups most affected by these changes are […]

OSFI Update

May 29, 2020 OSFI Update As members know, NAV CANADA has been in discussions with the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) in an attempt to gain approval for an amendment to the NAV CANADA pension plan for a number of years now. The amendment sought relief to solvency deficit funding using an […]

Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Program Phase Two

May 20, 2020 Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Program Phase Two NAV Canada has informed CATCA it will be proceeding with phase two of the Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Program as early as tomorrow. The intended completion time for phase two is June 10th. Program details are attached below. Eligible members are reminded that they will […]

CATCA 2020 – 2021 Scholarship Awards Program

May 13, 2020 CATCA 2020 – 2021 Scholarship Awards Program The W. Christopher Lilwall and Eric Paraskevopoulos Memorial Scholarship Awards Program sponsored by CATCA provides financial assistance to dependent children of active and retired members of the Association who are in pursuit of full-time post-secondary education. Each of the two $2,000.00 awards will be renewable […]

COVID 19 – Union Update #7

May 12, 2020 COVID 19 – Union Update #7 We thank the members for their patience as we worked with NAV CANADA to attempt to get scheduling issues resolved. Unfortunately, one region in particular remains a problem for us as management in the Montreal FIR are being extremely difficult and hard to work with. We […]

Schedules and Leave

May 6, 2020 Schedules and Leave CATCA and NAV Canada have signed an agreement today to keep all COVID-19 schedules in place across the country until September 15, 2020.  This agreement comes with the same proviso that existed before that if the unforeseen happens or as traffic returns, either side may exit the agreement by […]

Results of the Referendum Vote

April 12, 2020 Results of the Referendum Vote Referendum voting closed at 12:00 EDT today. 93% of the membership voted and the results are as follows. Do you support granting permission to NAV Canada that payment of retroactive salary that has arisen from the settling of the collective agreement be delayed until September 30, 2020? […]