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Canadian air traffic controllers are buying hundreds of pizzas for US colleagues who aren't getting paid in the government shutdown

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Canadian air traffic controllers bought pizzas for their US colleagues who aren't getting paid during the government shutdown.
The president of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association said more than 300 pizzas had been delivered in places like New York, Seattle, and Utah by Sunday afternoon.
US air traffic controllers have been sharing photos of their $0 pay stubs as the shutdown continues.
One US air traffic controller said the solidarity from Canada allowed his team to "continue and push through" with their work.
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Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Send Pizza to American Counterparts Amid Government Shutdown

Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Send Pizza to American Counterparts Amid Government Shutdown

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The campaign began in Edmonton, Alberta, when controllers there had the idea of sending pizza to colleagues in Alaska.
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Watch: Des Moines Register reporter arrested while reporting on protests

Watch: Des Moines Register reporter arrested while reporting on protests

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Police: 'Disturbing' video shows tractor-trailer driving into protestors on...

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Cities in Nebraska, Iowa implement curfews following two nights of...

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WATCH hundreds scatter in panic as speeding tanker truck PLOWS into crowd of...

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