Around 800,000 federal employees have been working without pay since the government shutdown December 22, so sympathetic air controllers in Canada sent to their mates across the border something that everyone appreciates…pizza.

According to a report from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Canadian air traffic controllers from the Atlantic province towns of Gander and Moncton wanted to reach out to their under-appreciated pals working at the control center in Ronkonkoma, Long Island.

You can always count on our neighbors across the border.

David Heady and Julie Lytle, air traffic controllers in Portland, Maine, were treated to pizza by Canadian air traffic controllers.

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