CATCA BULLETIN 2022-05

June 22, 2022 CATCA BULLETIN 2022-05 CONVENTION The triennial CATCA convention was a success, in spite of the COVID-delayed organization, and an excellent opportunity to reconnect with our members. Thanks to the Convention Organizing Committee and volunteers who did a remarkable job in very trying circumstances. Due to COVID considerations, we could not invite everyone […]

Q & A: Electronic Voting

Q & A: Electronic Voting Why is my Branch/National Office asking for my personal email address? CATCA uses an electronic voting system; therefore, National Office must have a current and valid personal email address for each active member, allowing a unique voting link to be sent to each voter. How does electronic voting work? Per […]

Contract Committee Voting and Counting Procedures

June 20, 2022 Contract Committee Voting and Counting Procedures Electronic Voting for the Contract Committee positions will begin on Monday, June 27, 2022 at noon EDT and close Saturday, July 2, 2022 at noon EDT. On June 27, shortly before voting opens, you will receive an email from “CATCA: vote@simplyvoting.com” which will provide you with access […]

2022 Contract Committee Nominees

June 17, 2022 2022 Contract Committee Nominees The following is a list of the nominees for each of the Contract Committee positions: Committee Position Candidate Home Branch Acclaimed? Edmonton ACC Mike Loftus Edmonton ACC Acclaimed Winnipeg ACC Jeff Timmy Winnipeg ACC Acclaimed Gander ACC Paul Russell Gander ACC Vote needed Wayne Badcock Gander ACC Moncton […]

Sumeeta Narula announces departure from CATCA

June 8, 2022 Sumeeta Narula announces departure from CATCA It is with deep regret that CATCA announces the resignation of Sumeeta Narula, Labour Relations Associate, effective as of June 10, 2022. Sumeeta joined CATCA in 2018 as an office administrator; however, within her first year of employment, she was promoted to Labour Relations Associate. When […]

Call for Nominations – Contract Committee

June 1, 2022 Call for Nominations – Contract Committee Nominations will open for the Contract Committee on Monday June 13, 2022 and must be received by the National Office no later than 12:00 EDT, Friday, June 17, 2022. Voting will commence Monday, June 27, 2022 at noon EDT and close Saturday, July 2, 2022 at […]

CATCA 2022 – 2023 Scholarship Awards Program

May 25, 2022 CATCA 2022 – 2023 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 $2,000.00 awards will be renewable annually […]

DENNIS DICK – OBITUARY

Dennis Dick – Obituary It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dennis Dick, Edmonton ACC DSC.  Dennis was the Prairie RVP from 2009-2012, but his contributions to the Union extended well beyond his work as an RVP. We extend our deepest condolences to Dennis’s family and know that he will be […]

New OSH Committee Member Announcement

May 17, 2022 New OSH Committee Member Announcement CATCA would like to announce Kevin Youmans as the new Occupational Safety and Health Policy committee member, replacing the outgoing committee member Ryan Curr. We congratulate to Kevin Youmans and wish him luck in any future challenges. On behalf of the Executive Board, Nick von Schoenberg                                                                             Scott […]

CATCA Bulletin 2022-04

April 27, 2022 CATCA BULLETIN 2022-04 EOC TOIL BANKING MAR 31, 2023 After consultation with NAV Canada, LOU 2019-04 will apply for the remainder of this leave year. As a result, TOIL credits may be banked into the EOC toil bank until March 31, 2023, as per the LOU. ONGOING SUMMER STAFFING DIFFICULTIES As the […]