ALPA Canada

ALPA Canada is the segment of the Air Line Pilots Association that manages all things Canadian, representing the interests of thousands of professional pilots who operate a diverse range of aircraft in all sorts of conditions across Canada, as well as internationally.

CALLS TO ACTION:
Help Ensure Labour Is Included in the Airline Economic Relief Package

Protect Frontline Aviation Workers and Their Families

 

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  • Canadian Pilots Are Trained for Life

    Who protects lives in the skies over Canada? Our pilots are some of the best-trained in the industry, dedicated to always putting passenger safety first. Despite the unique challenges, the Canadian standard for passenger and cargo safety is unmatched. With continuous training to maneuver through hazardous weather, land on icy runways, and fly through engine failures, our pilots are ready for the unexpected and prepared for the future. Read how Canadian pilots are trained for life.

 

  • Insurance for Canadian Members

    ALPA offers its members in Canada multiple benefit plans for purchase, including basic life, group life, auto & home, critical illness, and more. These plans are administered by the ALPA Canada Insurance Trust, which is a committee of the Canada Board.



Latest Articles

  • ALPA Takes Legal Action Against Perimeter Airlines and Parent Company EIC

    In an effort to protect the labour rights of Canadian pilots, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) filed a formal complaint on June 12 against Perimeter Aviation and its parent company, Exchange Income Corporation (EIC)....

  • ALPA Files Unfair Labour Practice against PAL Aerospace over Antiunion Behaviour

    In an effort to protect the labour rights of Canadian pilots already facing furloughs, layoffs, and multiple safety concerns involving COVID-19, today the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) filed an unfair labour practice (ULP) complaint against PAL Aerospace Ltd., a subsidiary of Exchange Income Corporation. The filing alleges that PAL Aerospace management interfered with ALPA’s attempts—at the behest of PAL pilots—to organize the employee group, resulting in pilots revoking union membership cards....

  • Canada’s Slow Approach in Addressing COVID-19 Crisis

    As nations around the world respond to the damaging effects that the COVID-19 crisis has had on their economies, ALPA Canada continues to press the Canadian government to address the crisis facing the country’s airlines....

  • ALPA Canada Demands Enforceable Health and Safety Measures for Aircrews

    The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l Canada (ALPA Canada) continues to call on the government to address the serious health and safety concerns of frontline workers caused by the spread of the COVID-19 virus. ...

  • ALPA Canada Presses for Labour-Focused Canadian Airline Stimulus Package

    The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l Canada (ALPA Canada) continues to call on the government to address the Canadian airline crisis. As outreach efforts over the last number of weeks have continued, ALPA Canada has engaged with elected members of the government and their officials on many issues related to the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the airline industry....

  • ALPA Canada Takes Safety Measure Concerns at Canada’s Airports Straight to the Prime Minister

    ALPA Canada President Capt. Tim Perry writes to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to state that "not enough is being done to protect Canadian air crews from exposure to COVID-19."....

     

  • Canadian Labour Congress Addresses Airline Crisis with Federal Government

    Members of the Canadian Labour Congress, representing over 50,000 airline employees in Canada, write to the Honorable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, and the Honorable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, to defend the rights, income, and health and well-being of aviation workers during the coronavirus crisis....

  • ALPA Canada Outlines Priorities to Canadian Government

    ALPA Canada President Capt. Tim Perry writes to Minister of Transport Marc Garneau, among other things, "ALPA believes that any relief or stimulus package must include responsible guardrails on how the funding and credit instruments operate, for whom relief should focus, and how it can be utilized by airlines that require the government’s assistance. ALPA also strongly believes that frontline employees should be a priority for any relief package that the federal government establishes, and that airlines must meet certain conditions in order to receive assistance."....

  • ALPA Canada Requests Improved Safety Measures for Members at Canada’s Airport

    With flight crews being designated as exempt from restrictions during the COVID-19 outbreak, ALPA President Capt. Tim Perry suggests that there is an "urgent need to separate flight crews from passengers at Customs exit points, [and] at all points of access to and from restricted areas of airports."....

  • ALPA Canada Reaches out to Canadian Government Amid COVID-19 Epidemic

    "The public health and economic effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have created an extraordinary challenge in the Canadian airline industry," writes Capt. Tim Perry, ALPA Canada President....

  • Jazz ALPA Master Executive Council Re-elects Capt. Claude Buraglia as Chairman

    On Tuesday, February 4, the Jazz Master Executive Council (MEC) of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) reelected Capt. Claude Buraglia, a 24-year veteran pilot at Jazz Aviation and current CRJ-200/-900 captain, for a historic sixth consecutive term as MEC chairman.. ....