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Tim Hortons creates 'Alberta Rose' doughnut to raise cash for flood relief

OAKVILLE, Ont. - Tim Hortons patrons wanting to help with flood relief might want to consider ordering an Alberta Rose with their coffee in the next little while. The chain restaurant says it has created a special doughnut by that name that will be sold for $1 at its Alberta outlets for a limited time. Tim Hortons says all the money raised will be donated to Red Cross flood relief efforts in southern Alberta. The rose-shaped disaster doughnut is vanilla dipped, has a yellow Venetian cream centre and is topped with pink, red and white strawberry bark.

Tim Hortons appears on much-hyped 'Arrested Development' via product placement

TORONTO - Add "Arrested Development" to the list of TV shows that Tim Hortons products have surreptitiously appeared in. Eagle-eyed fans of the quirky comedy may have spotted the company's familiar logo in the third episode of the show's new season, which began streaming on Netflix earlier this week. A can of Tim Hortons coffee can be seen on a table with a tray of donuts for a few brief seconds as Tobias and Lindsay walk into what they think is an acting class. It turns out they've actually stepped into a meeting for drug addicts at a methadone clinic.

Tim Hortons names new CEO; profit and stock drop

By Euan Rocha and Susan Taylor TORONTO (Reuters) - Tim Hortons Inc <THI.TO> named a long-time Nestle executive as its new chief on Wednesday, a job that will be no easy task given drooping demand at the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain and a push by a U.S. hedge fund for better returns. Shares of Tim Hortons, which boasts that it sells eight of every 10 cups of coffee sold in Canada, fell more than 2.5 percent after the company posted its first decline in established store sales since its 2006 initial public offering.
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