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NAV CANADA announces ratification of collective agreement with CATCA-Unifor Local 5454

(Ottawa, May 19, 2017) – NAV CANADA today announced that members of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association (CATCA-Unifor Local 5454), which represents approximately 1970 air traffic controllers, have ratified a new collective agreement.

The agreement will run until March 31, 2019 and provides for wage increases, productivity enhancing changes and premium adjustments.

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.

We are a founding partner of Aireon LLC, an international joint venture deploying a space based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system that wil
l 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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