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NAV CANADA announces ratification of collective agreement with PIPSC


(Ottawa, July 28, 2017) - NAV CANADA today announced that members of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, which represents approximately 470 employees in the engineering, computer service, physical science, purchasing, economic and social science specialties, have ratified a new collective agreement.

The two year agreement covers the period May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2019 and provides for wage increases in each of the two years.

NAV CANADA is a private, not-for-profit company, established in 1996, providing air traffic control, airport advisory services, weather briefings and aeronautical information services for more than 18 million square kilometres of Canadian domestic and international airspace.

The Company is internationally recognized for its safety record, and technology innovation. Air traffic management systems developed by NAV CANADA are used by air navigation service providers in countries worldwide.

NAV CANADA is a founding partner of Aireon LLC, an international joint venture deploying a space based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system that will expand air traffic surveillance to all regions of the globe.

For further information, please contact:

Michelle Bishop
Director, Government and Public Affairs
(613) 563-7520

Ron Singer
National Manager, Media Relations
(613) 563-7303

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