• Canadian Air Traffic Controllers Are Sending Pizza to U.S. Colleagues

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    Canadian air traffic controllers are showing their support of their American counterparts by buying them hundreds of pizzas as the U.S. government's partial shutdown continues.
    Peter Duffey, the head of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association said it all started when employees at Edmonton's control center had the idea to buy the pizza for controllers in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday. And as word got out, many other facilities across Canada decided to join in on the act of solidarity.
    "The next thing we knew, our members were buying pizzas left, right and center for the colleagues in...
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  • Canada air traffic controllers buy pizza for US colleagues

    6 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    MONTREAL - Canadian air traffic controllers have bought hundreds of pizzas for their American counterparts over the past few days in what has become an industry-wide show of support during the U.S. government's partial shutdown. Peter Duffey, the head of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association, said Sunday the initiative began Thursday when employees...
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  • Canadian aviation crews send pizza to NY colleagues affected by shutdown

    Canadian aviation crews send pizza to NY colleagues affected by shutdown

    6 days ago - By New York Post

    Air traffic controllers in Moncton, New Brunswick, and Gander, Newfoundland, sent pizza pies to federal employees staffing the New York Air Traffic Control Center in Ronkonkoma on Friday as the shutdown was on the brink of entering its fourth week, HuffPost Canada reported. A sign announcing the Canadians' pizza purchase for the station, known by...
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  • Canadian air traffic controllers buy pizza for unpaid U.S. colleagues hit by shutdown

    6 days ago - By National Post

    Canadian air traffic controllers are buying pizzas for their American counterparts as a show of support during the U.S. government's partial shutdown.
    Nav Canada's national media manager Ron Singer says the initiative began when employees at Edmonton's control centre took up a collection to buy pies for controllers in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Anchorage, Alaska.
    All seven of Canada's control centres and many towers have since joined in and ordered pizzas for their U.S. counterparts working along the border, many of whom have taken to social media to express their gratitude.
    Singer says...
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