Retirement Reception for Mrs. Anita Sawyer

To: All Members and Friends of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association CATCA will be hosting a cocktail reception to celebrate Mrs. Anita Sawyer’s career. We would like to welcome members, friends, and colleagues to join us on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 from 6 to 9 pm, at the RCAF Officer Mess, 158 Gloucester Street, […]


The current terms of office for the following committees expire December 31, 2010: CATCA Technical Committee; Occupational Safety and Health Representative; Young Controllers Council; Elections Committee; Board of Trustees. Any individuals wishing to be considered for appointment to any of these committees should forward a letter of intent as well as a resume to: Doug […]

Call for Nominations, Contract Committee 2010

Nominations will open for the Contract Committee, Wednesday August 4th, 2010 and must be received by the National Office no later than 12:00 EDT, August 17th, 2010. Nominations must be accompanied by the nomination form attached to this letter. Candidate biographies can be submitted and will be distributed with election packages.

Advanced Notice for the Election of the Contract Committee 2010

The current collective agreement is set to expire March 31, 2011, which means that notice to bargain can legally be served as early as December 1, 2010. By way of preparation, we will move immediately to fill the nine (9) elected positions on the Contract Committee. This letter serves as an advance notice explaining briefly […]

National Office Retirement – Mrs. Anita Sawyer

It is with mixed feelings that we announce that Mrs. Anita Sawyer, Executive Assistant, has advised us of her decision to retire from CATCA effective at the end of June. Anita is the longest serving employee in the history of our association. Anita started with CATCA October 01, 1974 and has been with us ever […]

National Seniority Bid Questions & Answers

As agreed during the last round of collective bargaining a frequently asked questions and answers sheet on the above topic was created. Please review the attached document. And as previously requested this Q&A will also be circulated with the National Seniority bid. This Q&A does not modify the collective agreement and is provided to you […]

Central Vice President Voting and Counting Procedures

Attached are the procedures and information required for the election of the Central Vice President. Branch Executive and Facility Stewards are responsible for conducting the election in their respective units; this includes delegation of responsibility for the voters list, ballots, and ballot box required to ensure all members are afforded the opportunity to vote. Included […]


Several members have been reporting a renewal charge from Transport Canada when renewing their medical certificates for their ATC licenses. This is due to a system error; we want every member to know that there is no fee for renewing your medical certificates for your ATC license. However, if you hold a pilot’s license and […]