Organization: Canadian Air Transport Security Authority
Year: 2002
Designer: Unknown



The design consists of a shield that contains the 11-point maple leaf in its bottom tip, with 4 curved vertical lines extending towards a stylized airplane positioned above.


A federal Crown corporation, CATSA was created in 2002 to provide security screening services at Canadian airports.

From CATSA’s  2011-2012 Annual Report:

Established as a federal Crown Corporation on April 1, 2002, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) is charged with protecting the public through the effective and efficient screening of air travellers and their baggage. CATSA’s goal is to provide a professional, effective and consistent level of security service across the country, at or above the standards set by Transport Canada. It is also responsible for air transport security functions that the Minister may assign to it, subject to any terms and conditions that the Minister may establish.