National Seniority Bid

June 23, 2020 National Seniority Bid Article 32.10 of the collective agreement requires NAV CANADA to publish a list of anticipated training opportunities to be staffed through the National Bid Program for the upcoming calendar year in the month of June. As a result of the current situation with COVID, ERI and the number of […]

National President Nominations

June 22, 2020 National President Nominations The nomination period for the National President position has closed. The following nominations have been received and validated. Doug Best – Toronto Tower Michael Wilkes – Toronto ACC Mr. Scott Shields has been appointed by the Executive Board as the Returning Officer for this election. NOTE: Electronic Voting for […]

A final farewell from CATCA President Peter Duffey

June 10, 2020 A final farewell from CATCA President Peter Duffey Dear Members: The CATCA Executive Board has accepted my retirement notice effective today, June 10. Today will be my last day in the role of CATCA President. As you have already seen, nominations for my replacement will open shortly. I want to thank all […]

Call for Nominations: President

June 8, 2020 Call for Nominations: President The Executive Board (EB) met last week and discussed the recent retirement notice given by Peter Duffey, effective Wednesday June 10th, 2020. Under the current circumstances (COVID-19) the EB passed a resolution suspending section 6.2 (b) of the Union’s Policy Book. The suspension of the clause will allow […]

Medical Certificates

June 4, 2020 Medical Certificates On June 3, 2020 Transport Canada issued an exemption to the renewal of medical certificates expiring between March 17, 2020 and March 31, 2021. This exemption allows for the renewal to be completed by attestation of fitness or via telemedicine consultation. A renewal by attestation of fitness can be completed […]

President Peter Duffey’s Retirement Announcement

June 3, 2020 President Peter Duffey’s Retirement Announcement Dear Members: I am writing to you to inform you I will be accepting phase two of NAV Canada’s Early Retirement Incentive (ERI) and tendering my retirement notice effective June 10. When CATCA was approached about the ERI, I recused myself from any and all discussions that […]

ANS Technology Reorganization

June 2, 2020 ANS Technology Reorganization On Tuesday, May 26, CATCA received a briefing on a management re-organization. The following day, a Skype broadcast was delivered to employees in the affected groups. We have received questions following this announcement and provide the membership with the following information. The groups most affected by these changes are […]

OSFI Update

May 29, 2020 OSFI Update As members know, NAV CANADA has been in discussions with the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) in an attempt to gain approval for an amendment to the NAV CANADA pension plan for a number of years now. The amendment sought relief to solvency deficit funding using an […]

Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Program Phase Two

May 20, 2020 Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Program Phase Two NAV Canada has informed CATCA it will be proceeding with phase two of the Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Program as early as tomorrow. The intended completion time for phase two is June 10th. Program details are attached below. Eligible members are reminded that they will […]

CATCA 2020 – 2021 Scholarship Awards Program

May 13, 2020 CATCA 2020 – 2021 Scholarship Awards Program The W. Christopher Lilwall and Eric Paraskevopoulos Memorial Scholarship Awards Program sponsored by CATCA provides financial assistance to dependent children of active and retired members of the Association who are in pursuit of full-time post-secondary education. Each of the two $2,000.00 awards will be renewable […]