Executive Take: Satellite-Based Surveillance is Enhancing Canadian Air Navigation
January 2019 marked the beginning of a new era in air traffic surveillance with the eighth successful (and final) launch and deployment of the satellite constellation hosting Aireon space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast payloads. NAV CANADA is rolling out services in the Edmonton and Gander flight information regions, using this ground-breaking technology. In advance of this monumental first for global air navigation surveillance, we took the opportunity to speak with Rudy Kellar, Executive Vice President, Service Delivery, about the Company’s initial involvement with Aireon and what space-based ADS-B means for our air navigation services, going forward.Read More
“So much of what we accomplished in fiscal 2018 has helped build a solid foundation for what’s ahead”: Message from The President and CEO
"This is an exciting time to be working in aviation, with ongoing air traffic growth bringing real-time challenges and unprecedented opportunities in equal measure. NAV CANADA people and systems are being put to the test on a daily basis, and we are excelling at every turn." - Neil Wilson, NAV CANADA President and CEO
Letters to Santa: Our employees’ kids are so much like their moms and dads
The children of NAV CANADA employees must be very proud of the work their moms and dads do. They seem to know a lot. To check this, we asked a few employees to show us their kids’ letters to Santa Claus. Here are a few examples.
Exploring cyber security risks with Tom Bornais
Our colleague Tom Bornais offers us some insight into the cyber security landscape of the aviation industry and explains what NAV CANADA is doing to strengthen organizational resilience against threats.
“One of the best weeks of my life!”: Inspiring young leaders at Explore Aviation Summer Camp
This past July, a group of 30 eager and enthusiastic female students entering grade ten charted off onto a week of hands-on aviation activities through NAV CANADA’s first annual Explore Aviation Summer Camp. It was an experience they described as “awesome” and “one of the best weeks of my life.”