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As Canada’s civil air navigation services provider, NAV CANADA activities are frequently the subject of feature news coverage. Here you will find links to a selection of print and electronic coverage of our activities.

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​Un nouveau système canado-américain de suivi en temps réel permet de localiser les avions partout dans le monde (Radio-Canada) Note: Available in French only

​April 3, 2019

New software tracks planes in real time worldwide (Global National video)

April 2, 2019​

New satellite-based network system to enhance air navigation across North Atlantic (CBC's The National video)

April 1, 2019​

Fly there faster? New satellite coverage promises to revolutionize air traffic control (Toronto Star)

February 1, 2019​

Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Buy Pizza For American Colleagues (Huff Post)

January 15, 2019​

​NAV CANADA Sets Standard (Canadian Aviator)

November 25, 2018
​A look inside the new aircraft control tower at Oshawa airport (Oshawa This Week) August 15, 2018

New flight technology at Regina airport could reduce their emissions by 150 tonnes (CBC)

June 14, 2018
​Women in Aviation Week (Canadian Press video) March 5, 2018

Nav Canada veut recruter plus de femmes (Canadian Press)

Note: Available in French only

March 3, 2018

​NAV CANADA on The Aviators, Season 7 Technical Operations  (The Aviators) 

December 2017
NavCanada’s next frontier is in space (Globe and Mail)  Oct 24, 2017

​A look inside the Montreal-Trudeau Control Tower (TVA)

Note: Available in French only  

Sept 28, 2017

Assessing the approach  Nav Canada’s flight inspection crews travel to more than
30 Canadian airports every year
(Skies Magazine, March/April 2017 issue)

April 2017

​Wide sw​ath of satellites will give air controllers a better eye on traffic
(Toronto Star) ​

February 10, 2017

A look inside NAV CANADA’s Halifax Control Tower (CTV Atlantic)

 November 23, 2016

NAV CANADA on The Aviators, Season 6 Ground Control at YYZ (The Aviators) 

Spring 2016

 NAV Canada’s air traffic control technology has become a staple at airports around the world  (Ottawa Business Journal)

June 20, 2016

​At Work: Lyne Théorêt (Chatelaine) Note: Available in French only

​May 2016

New satellites a game-changer for airline industry (Globe and Mail)

August 31, 2015​

A look inside NAV CANADA's Edmonton Control Tower (Global TV) ​​May 2015

​A typical morning for NAV CANADA Air Traffic Controllers (Shaw TV)

May 2015

​NAV CANADA on The Aviators, Season 5 Vancouver Harbour Tower

November 2014
A look inside NAV CANADA’s Victoria Control Tower

(CTV News Vancouver Island)

October 6, 2014​
​NAV CANADA leads global effort to keep planes safe (Ottawa Citizen) September 22, 2014

Canada is a world leader in using text messages to communicate with air traffic controllers (Global National)

July 27, 2014

Reporter learns air traffic control at the Vancouver ACC (CTV News)

May 23, 2014

New air surveillance technology (CBC National News)

April 14, 2014

NAV CANADA Releases More Key ATM Technology 

(Aviation Week & Space Technology)

March 10, 2014

NAV CANADA Initiatives Optimize Transatlantic Routes                                          (Aviation Week & Space Technology)

March 3, 2014

NAV CANADA on The Aviators, Season 4​ (The Aviators)

January 2014​

Texting While Flying: Help for Pilots (Wall Street Journal)

May 15, 2013

NAV CANADA on The Aviators, Season 3 (The Aviators)

December 2012

Canadian technology extends radar's reach over Atlantic (Ottawa Citizen)

April 4, 2012

After more than 15 years, NAV CANADA continues to safely monitor our skies (Wings Magazine)

March/April 2012

 Canada’s Private ATC System Offers Alternative for Cost-cutting Nations

(Aviation International News) 
 ​January 2012

NAV CANADA on AIR (TVA Sports) Note: Available in french only

January 2012

NAV CANADA on The Aviators – Season 2

November 2011

NAV CANADA Vancouver Harbour Control Tower (BC Business)

November 2011

Eyes to the Sky (24 Heures)

​ October 26, 2011

Faster, cheaper, safer; Made-in-Canada technology is ready for takeoff
(Ottawa Citizen)

June 4, 2011


April 28, 2011

NAV CANADA as beacon (National Post)

December 24, 2010
NAV CANADA on The Aviators - Season 1 (Part 2) November 2010

NAV CANADA on The Aviators - Season 1 (Part 1) 

October 2010

NAV CANADA - An ANSP Perspective (Air Traffic Management)

​Sept/Oct 2012

Rounding the Corners: RNP is revolutionizing the instrument approach
(Wings Magazine)

​ July /August 2010

On Safety: Innovation and modernization add layers of safety (Wings Magazine)

July/August 2010

Flying Green: Co-operation, ideas, innovation and action (Wings Magazine)

​ July /August 2010

A Safer Approach - Pursuit of flight efficiency pays green dividend for air navigation system customers (Wings Web Exclusive)

​ July 2010

NAV CANADA sets course for future efficiencies (Wings Magazine)

March/April 2010

Northern Network (Aviation Week & Space Technology)

March 8, 2010

Surveillance Alternative (Aviation Week & Space Technology

March 8, 2010

NAV CANADA upgrade leads to fewer emissions from jets

October 30, 2009

Watching over the horizon (Prince Albert Daily Herald)

October 3, 2009

Airline safety best among the world (Ottawa Citizen)

April 15, 2009

NAV CANADA strips away paper (Ottawa Citizen)

December 30, 2008

Life-saving air traffic controller honoured (Lloydminster Meridian Booster)

November 26, 2008

Eyes in the Villeneuve skies (St. Albert Gazette)

October 8, 2008

Control Tower at Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International airport
moves into the high-tech era

Sept/Oct 2008

Shepherd of the Skies (South Delta Leader)

July 13, 2008

Unsung Heroes of Air Travel (Daily Herale Tribune)

May 26, 2008

Air Traffic Controller (Vue Weekly)

​March 6, 2008

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