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Tim Hortons: Coffee, Crullers and Canadiana

Are the words "Timbit" and "double-double" part of your everyday vocabulary? If the answer is yes, you must be Canadian. Despite the fact that it was bought by an American company in 1995, Tim Hortons seems to have injected itself into the centre of our Canadian identity. Started as a small doughnut shop owned by hockey legend Tim Horton, there are now more than 3,000 Tim Hortons locations. From the tragically short life of Horton to the entrenchment of "Roll Up the Rim" into our collective culture, CBC Digital Archives looks at the evolution of Tim's.

Tim Hortons: Coffee, Crullers and Canadiana