Update on Employment Security

December 2, 2020 Update on Employment Security The CATCA Executive Board has been diligently working on our Member’s behalf following the recent communications from NAV Canada to invoke the provisions under Article 33 of our Collective Agreement regarding IFR Members, in particular those within YUL, YQM and YQX ACC’s.  In addition to the LoS Tower […]

CATCA Served Noticed under Article 33 – IFR Environment

November 27, 2020 CATCA Served Noticed under Article 33 – IFR Environment Further to yesterday’s response regarding NAV CANADA’s intended IFR staffing actions, the Company formalized their position today by serving the Union notice under Article 33 of the Collective Agreement. This action serves to initiate the formal processes under this Article and confirms their intent to […]

Response to NAV Canada Memo

November 26, 2020 Response to NAV Canada Memo As many of you will have read, NAV Canada issued a memo (attached) earlier today outlining the ongoing financial issues and their plans to address them.  The memo issued by Ben Girard is very concerning to CATCA.  It is the opinion of this Union that safety is […]

Level of Service Committee

November 25, 2020 Level of Service Committee Over the past three months, the Company has announced seven Level of Service reviews with the intent to close towers and convert them to advisory services. CATCA is in strong opposition to these initiatives and at an Executive Board meeting earlier this week, strategies were discussed to respond […]

NAV Canada Announces 6 Additional Level of Service Reviews

November 16, 2020 NAV Canada Announces 6 Additional Level of Service Reviews Last Friday CATCA received notice from NAV Canada that it intends to conduct Level of Service (LOS) reviews for six additional towers.  This is in addition to the LOS announced on September 22 involving St. Jean Tower.  CATCA RVP’s were briefed via teleconferences […]

Pacific Regional Vice President Election Results

November 16, 2020 Pacific Regional Vice President Election Results Please be advised that Nick von Schoenberg of Vancouver Tower has won the election of CATCA Regional Vice President (RVP) Pacific Region. We wish Nick success in his endeavors and upcoming challenges. The Union would also like to thank Logan Peloso of Vancouver ACC, Charly Stratton […]

Virtual Town Halls

November 10, 2020 Virtual Town Halls The Executive Board (EB) would like to thank all Members for their recent participation in CATCA’s Virtual Town Halls, held from November 5 – 10, 2020. We appreciate those who took the time to submit questions and attend their region-specific sessions. Over 600 CATCA Members across the country participated […]

TMU West Closure

November 5, 2020 TMU West Closure Yesterday, November 4, 2020, NAV Canada provided CATCA with notice of intent to close TMU West (VR ACC) and move the work into TMU East (YZ ACC). This was a disappointing decision as the Company had assured our members this action was not being planned as recently as last […]

2019-2023 Collective Agreement

November 4, 2020 2019-2023 Collective Agreement The 2019-2023 Collective Agreement in both English and French is now available on the CATCA website (click here to access). We appreciate the patience of the membership as development of the document has taken much longer than previous years. Normal consultation with the Company on the appropriate wording of […]