Abbotsford Airshow – Keeping the skies safe
On August 11 – 13, 2017, tens of thousands of aviation enthusiasts descended upon Abbotsford, British Columbia for the annual Abbotsford International Airshow. With annual attendance of more than 75,000 people, it is the largest airshow on the west coast of North America, and one of the 10 best airshows in the world according to USA Today.
Evacuation at Williams Lake
When, just over one year ago, the city of Fort McMurray was devastated by wildfires, NAV CANADA employees distinguished themselves with their commitment to keep air traffic services up and running.. We now find ourselves in a similar situation as wildfires burn throughout the British Columbia interior, impacting dozens of communities and forcing tens of thousands of individuals from their homes.
Fit to Fly: Keeping aviation safe
Earlier this week, Transport Canada, hosted a two day workshop centred on supporting aviation personnel in the interest of aviation safety. Called Fit to Fly, the goals of the workshop were to raise awareness around mental health and substance abuse and share best practices in those areas.
Keeping Canada Safe: NAV CANADA on the small screen
NAV CANADA was recently featured on Keeping Canada Safe, a four-part CBC documentary series about the people who keep our country secure. Cameras followed Air Traffic Controller Tom Cooper during a full day at Toronto Pearson Airport (CYYZ). In this blog we learn more about Tom, his work, and what it was like being followed around by a camera crew.