April 8, 2019 Take notice that the Annual General Meeting of CATCA/Unifor Local 5454 will be held Monday, April 29, 2019, commencing at 1600 in the afternoon at the Rimrock Resort hotel in the city of Banff in the Province of Alberta, for the purpose of appointing auditors for the ensuing year and setting their […]

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

April 8, 2019 Please be advised that the nomination period for the President and Executive Vice President and all five (5) Regional Vice President positions opens today, Monday, April 8, 2019 at 12:00 EDT and will close on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 12:00 EDT. National Executive Nominations must be in the form of a […]

Changes to CLC and TOIL Hours

April 2, 2019 On August 30, 2018, a B&F was issued regarding an arbitration decision concerning the application of TOIL hours under the CLC going forward. At that time, CATCA communicated to its membership the change would take place on April 1, 2019. We also made it clear that we had asked NAV Canada to […]

2019 By-law Amendments and Proposed Resolutions

March 30, 2019 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 Banff. As outlined in Section I, article 10.8 of the Policy Book, a list of proposed resolutions is […]

Bargaining Bulletin #8: Week Five Concludes in Cornwall

March 29, 2019 The CATCA Contract Committee and the NAV Canada bargaining team met in Cornwall this week, March 25 to 29, for the fifth full week of contract negotiations. Talks continued around matters such as scheduling issues, FAM flights, and MOS, with tentative agreements being reached on a number of topics. The Contract Committee […]

Convention Updates

March 22, 2019 Registration Convention registration is now closed Hotel rooms are sold out, no additional rooms/changes can be made Any further room requests will be accommodated at offsite hotels if possible Convention Clothing Don’t forget to pre-order your Convention gear by Thursday, March 28 You can view the gallery then email Scott Loder at with […]

CATCA Full Time Classification Analyst

March 22, 2019 In March of 2017, Gord Howe was appointed to the position of CATCA Classification Analyst by CATCA’s Executive Board. The appointment was for a 2-year period and is due for renewal. Proposals have been received for the upcoming Convention that could change the direction of the classification process. As a result, the Board has […]

ATC Licence Holder Responsibilities

March 12, 2019 As an Air Traffic Controller, Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs 402.04 (1)) require that you are always in possession of a valid licence and medical certificate when working operational positions. It is your responsibility as the licence holder to ensure you satisfy the requirements under CARs: to have a valid licence (proficiency checks […]