Tim Hortons Offers Free Coffee to Members of the Canadian Armed Forces on National Day of Honour

- National Day of Honour is Friday, May 9, 2014 -

OAKVILLE, ON, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - In recognition of the National Day of Honour and to thank Canada's military personnel for their service and dedication to our country, all uniformed members of the Canadian Armed Forces will receive a free coffee at Tim Hortons restaurants on May 9, 2014.

As part of the National Day of Honour, Tim Hortons is also supporting the Tribute Breakfast for Families of the Fallen taking place in Ottawa on May 9, and the Soldier On Afghanistan Relay where a team of 19 carry the last Canadian flag flown in Afghanistan, from Trenton to Ottawa over a six-day period.

"Tim Hortons has a long-standing connection to Canada's military personnel and we are proud to be a part of National Day of Honour. Our participation is just one small way we recognize and thank Canada's military for all they do," said Roland Walton, President, Tim Hortons Canada.

The Government of Canada declared May 9, 2014, the National Day of Honour to commemorate Canada's military mission in Afghanistan and honour those who served and their families. From 2006 until 2012, Tim Hortons helped bring a taste of home to Canadian military personnel serving in Afghanistan with an outlet at the Kandahar Air Field.

Tim Hortons Inc. Overview
(TSX: THI) is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North America based on market capitalization, and the largest in Canada. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots), specialty teas and fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods, grilled Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, soups, prepared foods and other food products. As of December 29, 2013, Tim Hortons had 4,485 systemwide restaurants, including 3,588 in Canada, 859 in the United States and 38 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com.

SOURCE: Tim Hortons

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For further information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Michelle Robichaud
Robichaud_Michelle@timhortons.com 
905.339.5047


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