OAKVILLE, ON, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The Tim Hortons Brier returns to Rexall
Place in Edmonton, Alberta March 2-10, 2013 for the 84th annual Canadian Men's
This is the sixth time the city has hosted the Canadian men's curling
championship, the last of which was the inaugural edition of the Tim Hortons
Brier, an event that holds the record for the highest attended championship
still to this day.
"We are very proud to be the title sponsor of the Tim Hortons Brier," explains
David McMullen, VP Marketing, Tim Hortons, Canada. "Canadian curling and Tim
Hortons share a rich tradition, not only through sponsorship of first class
events like the Brier, but also by encouraging young people to try the sport
at an early age through our Timbits Little Rocks curling program. We are
especially thrilled to be bringing this premier event back to Edmonton, home
of our first Tim Hortons Brier, for what will no doubt be a very exciting
This is the 84(th) edition of the Brier and the ninth one sponsored by Tim
Hortons, Canada's largest quick service restaurant chain in Canada. The
Canadian men's curling championship began in 1927 in Toronto and has been held
each year since, with the exception of 1943 - 1945. After being held in
Toronto from 1927-1939, the Brier went 'national' in 1940, when staged in
Winnipeg. It has subsequently been played in every province at least once and
in 31 different cities from coast-to-coast.
About Tim Hortons Inc.
Tim Hortons 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,
espresso-based hot and cold specialty drinks including lattes, cappuccinos and
espresso shots, specialty teas, fruit smoothies, home-style soups, fresh
Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked
goods, including our trademark donuts. As of December 30th, 2012, Tim Hortons
had 4,264 system-wide restaurants, including 3,436 in Canada, 804 in the
United States and 24 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information about
the Company is available at www.timhortons.com. Follow Tim Hortons on Twitter:
Michelle Robichaud, Tim Hortons Tel: 905-339-5047
SOURCE: Tim Hortons Inc.
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