Call for Occupational Safety and Health Policy Committee Member

April 27, 2022 Call for Occupational Safety and Health Policy Committee Member CATCA would like to congratulate Ryan Curr on his retirement and thank him for participation as a committee member. Following this change, one (1) temporary volunteer position has become vacant. The current terms of office for the temporary appointment expire December 31, 2022. […]

Executive Board: President, EVP, 5 RVPs- Candidate Nominations & Acclamations

April 18, 2022 Executive Board: President, EVP, 5 RVPs – Candidate Nominations & Acclamations The nomination period for the Executive Board positions has closed. The following nominations have been received and validated. President: The following member has been nominated for the position Nick von Schoenberg, VR Tower Nick has been acclaimed to the President position […]

Communications Officer – National Office

April 7, 2022 Communications Officer – National Office CATCA is pleased to announce that Israel Mbouyi has joined the National Office staff as our new Communications Officer. Israel has extensive communication and social media marketing experience working in both the private and public sectors. He describes himself as being good at combining art and data […]

By-law Amendments and Proposed Resolutions submitted for Convention 2022

April 5, 2022 By-law Amendments and Proposed Resolutions submitted for Convention 2022 As required by Section II, article 20.4 of the Union By-laws, attached is a list of amendments to the By-laws of the Association, which will be voted on at the upcoming Triennial Convention in Quebec. As outlined in Section I, article 10.8 of […]

Deborah Cooper announces departure from CATCA

March 31, 2022 Deborah Cooper announces departure from CATCA Deborah Cooper, Director of Labour Relations and General Counsel, has advised the Executive Board (EB) that she will be leaving CATCA effective April 1, 2022 to pursue other opportunities. Deborah joined CATCA in 2019 and was immediately immersed in the world of Air Traffic Control. Since […]

Award of Merit and Regional Volunteer Service Award Winners

March 31, 2022 Award of Merit Regional Volunteer Service Award Winners CATCA is pleased to announce the following CATCA award winners. Award of Merit: Awarded to individuals who have displayed an unselfish dedication to the Association, its goals, and their fellow members.  The 2022 Award of Merit recipient is: Peter Duffey Volunteer Service Awards: Awarded […]

Upcoming: Nominations for President, Executive Vice President and all RVPs

March 28, 2022 Upcoming: Nominations for President, Executive Vice President and all RVPs Please be advised that the nomination period for the President, Executive Vice President and all five (5) Regional Vice President positions will open on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 12:00 EDT and will close at 12:00 EDT on Monday April 18, 2022. […]

Leave Carry Over

March 19, 2022 Leave Carry Over Nav Canada has circulated information on the process that will be followed for CATCA members at the end of this leave year for carryover of leave but many members have not seen it. The following is a summary of the information provided by the company (from Nav Canada Now, […]

CATCA Bulletin 2022-03

March 18, 2022 CATCA Bulletin 2022-03 Fatigue Management The roll-out of the fatigue management program continues to be problematic at best. Phase 1 of the roll-out requires published schedules to be fatigue-compliant, but other rules of the fatigue management program are not yet in force (with the exception of the 3-hour time-in position on midnights […]

CATCA President Best on medical leave

March 4, 2022 CATCA President Best on medical leave Doug Best, President of Local 5454, the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association (CATCA), announces that he will be taking medical leave. Doug initially began his leave in early February 2022 and hoped to return; however, the leave is now extended indefinitely. As per CATCA’s Union By-laws, […]