Fatigue Study and Collective Bargaining

June 18, 2019 As members may have seen from NAV Canada’s communication, the company received a report from Transport Canada citing the lack of a robust Fatigue Management System (FMS) at NAV. Some of the findings in the report have the potential to affect many of our current scheduling practices. The following factors are an […]

CATCA 2019 – 2020 Scholarship Awards Program

June 7, 2019 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. Due to NAV Canada’s cessation of all training tuition fees, CATCA no longer offers the ATC […]

Transport Canada Clarifies Cannabis Use

June 7, 2019 This is an important follow up to the B&F of November 6, 2018, regarding the legalization of cannabis in Canada. Effective immediately, Transport Canada has enacted a policy that prohibits air traffic controllers from consuming cannabis for at least 28 days before being on duty. As the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) requires […]

Updated Policy Book and Union By-laws

June 7, 2019 As outlined in the May 28 convention summary B&F, a day-by-day summary of convention business was posted to Peter Duffey’s blog. The Policy Book and Union By-laws documents have been updated to reflect the resolutions and amendments carried on the convention floor. The PDFs can be accessed online (member login required). Policy […]

Convention Summary and Blog Update

May 28, 2019 With convention complete, Peter has posted a detailed summary of the event on his blog. Details include: Day-by-day summary of convention business Award presentations: Volunteer Service Awards Awards of Honour – Charley Stratton, Pacific – Kevin Findlay, Winnipeg ACC – Jeff Timmy, Prairie – Ben Kotrla, Edmonton ACC – Kevin Gauthier, Central […]

Atlantic RVP: Candidate Withdrawal & Acclamation

May 24, 2019 Please note that Paul Russell of Gander ACC has withdrawn his name as candidate for the Atlantic Regional Vice President position. As a result, Ian Thomson is acclaimed to the position and no vote will be required. CATCA congratulates Ian, and looks forward to his continued contributions to the Board and to […]

Bargaining Bulletin #10: Week Seven in Ottawa

May 9, 2019 This week, CATCA tabled a comprehensive proposal to NAV Canada that included proposals on wage increases and premiums. The outline of a final, all-encompassing settlement, has been presented to NAV Canada. Throughout this week, progress continued on a number of issues and the talks continued to be positive. NAV Canada has requested […]

Bargaining Bulletin #9: Week Six in Cornwall

April 18, 2019 The CATCA Contract Committee and the NAV Canada bargaining team met in Cornwall this week, April 15-18, for the sixth full week of contract negotiations. This was a shortened week due to Friday’s Easter holiday. Progress continues to be made on issues, and the team anticipates tabling a full proposal including monetary […]

Executive Board: President, EVP, 5 RVPs Candidate Nominations & Acclamations

April 15, 2019 The nomination period for the Executive Board positions has closed. The following nominations have been received and validated. President: The following member has been nominated for the position Peter Duffey, YZ ACC Peter has been acclaimed to the President position and will continue in his current role. Executive Vice President: The following […]

Convention 2019 – Important Updates

April 15, 2019 The National Office staff is in the process of finalizing all the details for convention 2019. Below are a few last-minute reminders. Convention Documentation A PDF of the complete convention documents is available HERE, or as attached below Printed versions will not be available at convention Please print your own, or put […]

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