Manley, CEOs, propose details on perimeter security
CATSA airport security screening measures tightened
Government of Canada enhances aviation security
CATSA lays off 15 to 20% of airport security screeners
* Winner! *
Cons direct every airport in Canada to reduce its security screeners by 15-20%Hey, I'll bet it's because they've invested in those new full body scanners and they'll be using them instead.
Vancouver International Airport - 120 screening officers laid off May 16th
Greater Toronto Airports Authority - 400 laid off
Montreal Pierre-Elliott Trudeau airport - 80 laid off
Ottawa International Airport - 11 laid off
Calgary and Edmonton - 15% reduction in screening staff
Chair of the BC Association of Aerospace Workers :And you just know that even if we all consented to having Trusted Traveller barcodes tattooed on our foreheads, you still wouldn't be allowed onboard if you're packing Astroglide, although apparently handcuffs are still ok.
"newly purchased multi-million dollar full body scanners will be left unmanned and unused ... because there is just not enough staff to operate them."