M1 Composites Growth Accommodated By New Facility

November 17, 2015 (Montreal, QC)

M1 Composites Technology Inc. has relocated to a larger state-of- the-art facility in Laval, Quebec. The new 27,000 sq.ft. headquarters is designed to support company growth and promote efficient servicing for customers.

“We are proud to have a world-class facility in the City of Laval, which is at the heart of the Montreal Aerospace Hub. Our new facilities and equipment will accommodate a higher volume of parts while increasing our operational flow. This, coupled with our team of industry experts, will further enhance our ability to provide superior customer service, with rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency,” said Lorenzo Marandola, President – M1 Composites.

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ATAC Officially Welcomes Minister of Transport Marc Garneau

ATAC officially welcomes Minister of Transport Marc Garneau in a letter sent to his attention. The four page document also highlights canadian aviation's current key issues to the newly appointed Minister.

--> Letter to Minister of Transport Marc Garneau

2016 ATAC Board of Directors

Following the November 4th 2015 Meeting of its Board of Directors ATAC is pleased to introduce the Board for 2016.

Executive Committee

  • Chair of the Board: Heather McGonigal, Director of Flight Operations - Transwest Air
  • President & CEO: John McKenna, President & CEO – ATAC
  • First Vice-Chair: Steve Hankirk, President - Canadian North
  • Second Vice-Chair: Quentin Smith, President - Pacific Coastal Airlines
  • Honorary Treasurer: Jacques Monast, Manager – CQFA - CEGEP de Chicoutimi
  • Honorary Secretary: Eric Edmondson, President – Air Georgian
  • Past Chair: Tracy Medve, President – KF Aerospace


  • Eric Edmondson, President - Air Georgian Limited, Mississauga, ON
  • Philip Earle, President & CEO - Air Labrador, Goose Bay, Labrador
  • Craig Hoffman, Vice President, Operations, Calm Air International - Winnipeg, MB
  • Gord Johnston, Vice President, International & Strategic Development - Cargojet, Mississauga ON
  • Brock Friesen, President & CEO - First Air, Kanata, ON
  • Jim Rogers, President - Flair Airlines, Kelowna, BC
  • Patrick Coulter, Director, Business Development, Commercial Training - Flight Safety Canada, Toronto, ON
  • Eric Scott, Vice President, Flight Operations and Safety - Harbour Air, Richmond, BC
  • Dan Glass, President – Mitchinson Flying Service
  • Dan Munro, President - National Helicopters, Kleinburg, ON
  • Peter Scheiwiller, General Manager - North Cariboo Air, Calgary, AB
  • Joan Williams, Chair of the Board - Ottawa Aviation Services, Ottawa, ON
  • Naomi Nind, Partner - Parlee McLaws LLP
  • Calvin Ash, Vice President - Provincial Airlines
  • Dennis Cooper, Chief Executive Officer - Sky Wings Aviation, Penhold, AB
  • Robert Connors, General Manager - Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre, Breslau, ON
  • Mark Williams, President - Sunwing Airlines, Etobicoke, ON



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