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NAV CANADA announces ratification of collective agreement with IBEW Local 2228

(Ottawa, March 29, 2018) - NAV CANADA today announced that members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 2228, which represents approximately 650 members, have ratified a new collective agreement. This group is comprised of Air Navigation Service technologists who are responsible for the planning, installation, proof of performance on various electronic systems and equipment and who maintain Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Communication, Navigational Aids and Surveillance (CNS) systems.

The two year agreement covers the period January 1, 2018 to December 31, 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 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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