Mirabel Airport: Change in Level of Service

January 23, 2019 The results of a recent “level of service” review at Mirabel airport have led NAV Canada to change the level of service to Control Tower from Flight Service Station. Transport Canada has now approved, the change in level of service. As a result, Mirabel will function as a Control Tower during daytime […]


January 15, 2019 As you have no doubt heard, on Thursday, January 10 some Arctic High controllers at YEG ACC were discussing the current situation of NATCA members and decided to send pizzas to their colleagues in the Anchorage, Alaska facility as a token gesture of solidarity. Controller Michael Cormier explains how the idea came […]

Bargaining Bulletin #4: Another week of talks concludes in Ottawa

January 11, 2019   CATCA and NAV Canada met in Ottawa January 7 – 11 and opened the first full week of negotiations. We had a positive start reaching tentative agreements on a number of non-monetary, secondary issues. The week can be summarized as productive and the tone at the bargaining table was positive and […]

Office Closure – Christmas Holidays 2018

The National Office will be closed from Friday, December 21, 2018 until Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Please contact your Regional Vice President should anything urgent arise during this time. Also, a new entry addressing year-end issues has been posted to Peter’s blog “As the Radar Turns”. We would like to take this opportunity to wish […]

Bargaining Bulletin No. 3: Bargaining opens in Vancouver, Dec. 10 – 11, 2018

CATCA and NAV Canada bargaining teams met in Vancouver, British Columbia to open our ninth round of collective bargaining since 1996. The meeting opened with greetings and introduction of the members of both committees. Leading the negotiations for NAV Canada is Elizabeth Cameron, Vice-President of Labour Relations, accompanied by her team, including: Jacques Emond – […]

Nominations for 2018 Award of Honour and Award of Merit

Members are invited to submit nominations for these awards to the National Office by Monday, December 31, 2018 by midnight. Submissions can be sent to National Office via email to catca@catca.ca with the subject line “CATCA Award Nomination.”

Health Spending Account Carryover (Dec 4, 2018)

Will you have part of your 2018 Health Spending Account (HSA) allocation left over at the end of December? If so, you will be able to use that unused balance during 2019 – in addition to the fresh annual allocation of $750. If you still have HSA funds remaining from 2017, those will expire on […]