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Trio of Calgary Kids Ask Canadian Coffee Chain to Rethink Popular Contest

Trio of Calgary Kids Ask Canadian Coffee Chain to Rethink Popular Contest

By The Canadian Press

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Mya Chau, left, 12, and Eve Helman, 12, who are digitally petitioning Tim Horton‚Äôs to make the roll up the rim to win campaign more environmentally friendly, are seen outside a Tim Horton’s in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

OTTAWA — A trio of young people in Calgary are challenging Canada’s iconic coffee chain to use its popular contest to get Canadians to kick their cup addiction.

Twelve-year-olds Mya Chau and Eve Helman, and 16-year-old Ben Duthie, have nearly 105,000 signatures on a change.org petition asking Tim Hortons to replace its existing disposable coffee cups with a compostable version, or at least one that can be recycled everywhere in Canada.

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Tim Hortons Co-Founder Ron Joyce Dies at Age 88

Tim Hortons Co-Founder Ron Joyce Dies at Age 88

By Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press

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Tim Hortons co-founder Ron Joyce is photographed in Toronto on Friday, October 20, 2006. Joyce has died at age 88. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Harris)

Ron Joyce, who rose from a childhood marked by the Great Depression to co-found the Tim Hortons doughnut chain, has died at the age of 88.

Joyce died Thursday in his Burlington, Ont., home with his family at his side, the family said in a statement.

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Tim Hortons Brewing Up Renovations for Canadian Restaurants

Tim Hortons Brewing Up Renovations for Canadian Restaurants

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The new design, pictured here, will be rolled out across Tim Hortons stores across the country over the next four years.

Tim Hortons and its franchisees will spend $700 million over the next four years to modernize and refresh the look of most of its restaurants.

The coffee and doughnut chain says the new look will create a more contemporary and open environment for its guests.

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Pumpkin Spice? How About a Buffalo Sauce Latte, Asks Tim Hortons

Pumpkin Spice? How About a Buffalo Sauce Latte, Asks Tim Hortons

By The Canadian Press

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Tim Hortons Buffalo Sauce Latte (HANDOUT)

VANCOUVER – It may be pumpkin spice season, but Tim Hortons is experimenting with a far more bizarre new latte flavour — Buffalo Sauce, in the latest move by restaurants to create buzz-worthy concoctions.

The company says two Buffalo, N.Y.-based restaurants will serve the latte, made with a bold Buffalo sauce flavour and finished off with whipped topping and dusted with zesty Buffalo seasoning.

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Second Group of Winnipeg Tim Hortons Workers Vote to Unionize

Second Group of Winnipeg Tim Hortons Workers Vote to Unionize

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A Tim Hortons coffee shop in downtown Toronto, on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Eduardo Lima)

Employees at a Winnipeg Tim Hortons have voted to unionize and join the Workers United Canada Council.

The 15 employees at the Lombard Avenue location are the second group of Tim Hortons workers to unionize, joining 35 others at the Portage Avenue & Wall Street location, who have been represented by the union since 2015.

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Crosby Back as Tim Hortons Pitchman

Crosby Back as Tim Hortons Pitchman

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Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon and Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby star in a new video series for Tim Hortons. (YOUTUBE)

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is reprising his role as the face of Tim Hortons commercials this hockey season.

Along with Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon, the two star in a new three-part online video series debuting today in time for the 2016-17 NHL season.

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