Bargaining Bulletin No. 2 Collective bargaining opens in Halifax

On Wednesday, December 1, CATCA CAW Local 5454 filed its legal notice to bargain, and talks began with the NAV Canada team at the Four Points hotel in Halifax. Discussions began with opening remarks by Richard Dixon, Vice-President of Human Resources, who focused on the culture of problem-solving (rather than confrontation) which has been strengthened […]

Bargaining Bulletin No. 1 Contract Committee meets in Toronto

The Contract Committee of CATCA CAW Local 5454 met November 1-5, 2010 in Toronto to prepare the groundwork for collective bargaining. In attendance were President Greg Myles and Executive Vice-President Doug Best; Regional Vice-Presidents Rob Allan, Yves Langlois, Peter Duffey, Bryan Healy, and Scott Shields; elected members Mark Bernard (YVR ACC & Tower), James Krause […]

Contract Committee Results 2010

VFR Bilingual (All Towers in Quebec and YOW Tower) Position Elections to the VFR Bilingual Contract Committee Position have been completed. Please be advised that Geneviève St-Pierre of Dorval Tower will be the VFR Bilingual Representative. The union wishes to thank Bruce Thomson for offering his name for the position as well. In solidarity Greg […]


ATCD 2010-4, issued by NAV Canada, contained a reference that stated “This change results from CATCA and NAV CANADA discussions concerning operational proficiency” This implies that there is some sort of agreement with CATCA. That is wrong. In our Memorandum of Settlement from 2009 a commitment to resolve issues surrounding currency was undertaken. We have […]

2011 Committee Appointments

At the Fall board meeting the Board of Director’s made the following appointments: CATCA Technical Committee Steve Malloy (YWG ACC), Chair Chris Kempffer (Outaouais, TSC) Emile Fuchs (YVR ACC) Daryl Stilson (YYZ ACC) Dan Hamzic (YYZ ACC) Frank Kennedy (YHZ Tower) Occupational Safety and Health Representative Mark Bernard (YVR ACC) Young Controllers Council Carrie Amell […]


Take notice that the Annual Meeting of CATCA/CAW-Canada Local 5454 will be held Monday, November 1st 2010, commencing at 9 o’clock in the morning at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North in the city of Richmond Hill and the Province of Ontario, for the purpose of appointing auditors for the ensuing year and setting their fees. […]

Call for Contract Proposals

At this time we would like to call for contract proposals for collective bargaining which will commence in December. We ask that all proposals be submitted to the national office no later than October 22nd, 2010 at 12:00 EST. Forms can only be sent to National Office electronically: Click here for the proposals form. […]

Contract Committee Results 2010

Elections to the Contract Committee have been completed. The results are as follows: YVR ACC and YVR Tower: Mark Bernard VFR West (all Towers west of and including YQT – excluding YVR Tower ): David Hartwick VFR East (all towers East of YQT except YYZ): Robert Evans Non-Operational Members : Sophie Noel IFR Bilingual Position/Pour […]

Job Sharing Agreement

We are pleased to announce that a final agreement on our Job Sharing Trial has been concluded. Job sharing was one of a number of initiatives committed to during the last round of collective bargaining. While this agreement is subject to operational requirements we are hopeful that those interested in an arrangement such as this […]

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