Greed is not a social policy

With Tim Hortons heirs in hot water, politicians ought to take another look at whether associating themselves with the Always Fresh brand is going stale.

Tim Hortons has traditionally been a safe space for politicians to show they're in touch with down-to-earth Canadians and small businesses. But the small-business mythology, at least as it applies to Tim Hortons, is becoming tattered now that the chain is controlled by a hard-nosed Brazilian buy-out king known for brutally cutting costs and jobs at acquired companies, writes Les Whittington. Photograph courtesy of Michael Gil

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 12:00 AM

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