This November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and we wanted to end the last few days with an important message for members with, or immediate family members with, type 1 diabetes. Diabetes is one of the most predominant chronic diseases in North America. Currently, 11 million Canadians live with diabetes or prediabetes; with 1 Canadian being […]

New Communications Officer – National Office

November 17, 2022 Communications Officer – National Office Following the departure of Israel Mbouyi, CATCA is pleased to announce that Josh Magee has joined the National Office staff as our new Communications Officer. Josh has valuable communication and social media marketing experience from working in the public sector. Josh’s qualifications will fit the needs of […]

ATCP Grievance Arbitration

November 8, 2022 ATCP Grievance Arbitration We are pleased to announce that CATCA and Nav Canada have reached a resolution regarding our grievance on ATCP payments for 8 affected towers.  Hamilton, Langley, Moncton, Regina, Saskatoon, Victoria, Winnipeg, and Yellowknife towers all had their ATCP levels reduced on January 1, 2022.  Our position was that this […]

Call for CATCA Committees

November 4, 2022 Call for CATCA Committees The current terms of office for the following committees expire December 31, 2022: Elections Committee Occupational Safety and Health Representative Board of Trustees CATCA Women’s Committee Members for YYZ, YWG & YVR FIRs and NCR. Note: As decided at Convention 2022, Board of Trustee appointments will run from […]

Update on Fatigue Limits

November 1, 2022 Update on Fatigue Limits There has been a lot of confusion surrounding the Company’s inconsistent implementation of their fatigue rules throughout the country.  We are hoping to clear a few of those issues up a bit with what the current set of rules is and how they are being adhered to at […]

Bargaining Bulletin #2

October 28, 2022 Bargaining Bulletin #2  The CATCA Contract Committee met this week in Ottawa to continue reviewing Branch proposals and preparing topics to be discussed when bargaining commences. The review of the proposals was an in-depth process and subject to debate from all members of the committee. Decisions about which proposals will be tabled […]

International Day of the Air Traffic Controller – Pizza

October 19, 2022 International Day of the Air Traffic Controller – Pizza  Thursday October 20, 2022, is recognized Globally as the International Day of the Air Traffic Controller.  This day recognizes and pays tribute to the hard work of the men and women of ATC that keep our skies safe, and take pride in doing […]

2022 Employee Experience Survey

October 14, 2022 2022 Employee Experience Survey On October 12th, NAV Canada announced an Employee Experience Survey in NAV Canada Now.  It is now active and will run until October 30, 2022. This is not an engagement survey like in the past but it is about your experience at NAV Canada, which is quite similar. […]

Bargaining Bulletin #1

October 8, 2022 Bargaining Bulletin #1 The CATCA Contract Committee met to prepare for the upcoming round of collective bargaining. In attendance were: Nick von Schoenberg, President Scott Loder, Executive Vice-President All 5 Regional Vice Presidents All 13 elected Contract Committee members Karty Singh, CATCA Legal and Labour Relations Associate Shannon Magee, CATCA Executive Assistant […]

CATCA Women’s Committee: Launch of the Maternity Booklet

October 6, 2022 CATCA Women’s Committee: Launch of the Maternity Booklet At the 2019 Convention in Banff, a resolution was carried to create the CATCA Women’s Committee. CATCA called for volunteers in Summer and Fall of 2019. The committee was initially composed of 6 members. However, some members had to resign for some personal reasons […]