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CBAA calls for action on HST ruling

CBAA has requested urgent action by senior Ottawa officials at the Canada Revenue Agency, and is working with the Minister of Transport’s office, to resolve a Toronto CRA ruling that added tens of thousands of dollars (or more) in unpredicted and unexpected HST assessments to members’ cross-border and international charter flights.  More information to come.

Read the letter to CRA 

HST_GST Letter
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CBAA Annual Golf Tournament Raises $25,000 for Hope Air

CBAA’s official charity, Hope Air, received a $25,000 donation, the proceeds of the CBAA Annual Golf Tournament held at CBAA 2014 in Edmonton.  Special thanks to the golf sponsors and golfers for their enthusiastic participation and support of this worthwhile cause.

Click here to see the cheque presentation


CBAA protests Ontario av fuel tax hike

In May, the CBAA contacted the Premier of Ontario asking to rescind the 150% increase on aviation fuel in the provincial budget.  Our interventions will be ramped up now that the same punitive tax is in the budget tabled under the new Liberal majority government.

Read our original letter to Premier Wynne

Aviation Fuel Tax
Filesize 253.88 KB
.  Check out CBAA Matters for updates.

SMS Gap Analysis Tool provides a roadmap to new regulations

The CBAA Gap Analysis Tool Kit, launched at CBAA 2014, provides operators with a critical road map to the new SMS-related regulations.  A step-by-step analysis of the new regulations and how they impact operations, this tool is available only to members on CBAA Matters! Login here.

AVFUEL CYHU H-18 Services Named CBAA 2015 Diamond Sponsor and Convention Venue

Save the dates, June 16 – 18 for CBAA 2015.  The exhibit and static will be housed at AVFUEL CYHU H-18 Services’ facility within Pratt & Whitney Canada’s Plant 5 at the Montreal St-Hubert airport. For more information on the facility, visit their website, H-18 FBO.

Canadian Airworthiness Directives

Number: CF-2014-16

Subject: Landing Gear - Alternate Extension System (AES) – Incorporation of New Certification Maintenance Requirement 

Applicability: Bombardier Inc. model CL-600-2E25 aeroplanes, serial number 19002 and subsequent.

Accessing Forums on CBAA Matters!

CBAA is now posting many of its news and information items on CBAA Matters!, our new member forum. CBAA Matters! is the place to find new and updated operational, regulatory and other government affairs information. To be notified of changes as they happen, please use the "subscribe" function in the active topics and to the topics of interest.

To access the site, you will need to sign up for CBAA Matters, even if you are already a member of the CBAA. You will receive your temporary password in one to two business days. Click here to join.

Please note that you must be logged- in to CBAA Matters! to access any forum page directly. You can also use the search box to find and access forums and topics once you are logged in.


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