The power of Timbits

The coveted box of Timbits. (Kim Fox/CBC)

By Carolyn Ryan, CBC News

I had to walk through about 40 officers congregated on the corner of John and Wellington streets to get to the Toronto Broadcast Centre. I was waiting at the light for a few minutes, holding Timbits, surrounded by uniforms.

Awkward silence.

Then one of the cops said to me, "You're taking your life into your hands, bringing those here. It's like taking steak into a shark tank."

I laughed and said I did indeed feel vulnerable. I asked him if they were being fed well. He said: "God, yes. It's like being on a cruise ship."

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