Tim Hortons Inc. announces election of directors

               Tim Hortons Inc. announces election of directors

PR Newswire

OAKVILLE, ON, May 13, 2013

OAKVILLE, ON, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Tim Hortons Inc. (TSX: THI, NYSE:
THI) today announced the results of the vote on the election of directors at
its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 9, 2013.

The Corporation's proxy circular provided for nine nominees to the Board of
Directors. In accordance with the Corporation's bylaws, and as announced at
the Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors subsequently nominated Mr. Marc
Caira as a substitute nominee to the Board in place of a director who passed
away unexpectedly in April. The nine persons nominated by the Board of
Directors for election as directors of the Corporation were elected, each to
hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their
respective successors are elected or appointed. Each nominee other than Mr.
Marc Caira was an incumbent director.

The votes cast for or withheld with respect to each nominee were as follows:

Director Nominee   Votes For    %   Votes Withheld  %
M. Shan Atkins    100,771,529 99.17    838,695     0.83
Michael J. Endres 100,799,570 99.20    810,573     0.80
Moya M. Greene    100,688,464 99.09    922,129     0.91
Paul D. House     98,217,447  96.66   3,391,824    3.34
Frank Iacobucci   100,400,224 98.81   1,210,368    1.19
John A. Lederer   100,592,957 99.00   1,017,635    1.00
David H. Lees     100,806,216 99.21    804,376     0.79
Wayne C. Sales    100,656,809 99.06    953,783     0.94
Marc Caira        100,735,406 99.14    875,186     0.86

Final voting results on all matters at the Annual Meeting have been filed with
Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.

Tim Hortons Inc. Overview
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 and fruit smoothies, home-style soups,
fresh Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh
baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As of March 31^st, 2013, Tim
Hortons had 4,288 systemwide restaurants, including 3,453 in Canada, 808 in
the United States and 27 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information
about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com.

SOURCE Tim Hortons Inc.


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