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Trivia

What year was the Tim Hortons chain founded?

1964

What did Ron Joyce do before he joined Tim Hortons?

Police Officer in Hamilton, Ontario.

Where was Tim Horton born?

Cochrane, Ontario

How many seasons did Tim Horton play in the National Hocky League (NHL)?

22 seasons

What NHL teams did Tim Horton play for?

  • Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Pittsburg Penguins
  • New York Rangers
  • Buffalo Sabres

What was Tim Horton's real name?

Myles Gilbert Horton

What did the 4 donuts on the original pylon signs represent?

They represented Tim Horton's 4 daughters.

What year was Tim Horton killed in an automobile accident?

1974

What year was the Tim Horton Children's Foundation formed?

1975

How many camps does the Tim Horton Children's Foundation have, and where are they located?

6 camps

  • Parry Sound, Ontario
  • Tatamagouche, N.S.
  • Kananaskis Country, Alberta
  • Quyon, Quebec
  • Campbellsville, Kentucky
  • St. George, Ontario

When were Timbits introduced into the chain?

1976

When and where was the first Tim Hortons restaurant opened in Quebec?

1977 (Rosemere, Quebec)

When and where was the first Tim Hortons restaurant opened in Atlantic Canada?

1974 (Moncton, New Brunswick)

When and where was the first Tim Hortons restaurant opened in the United States?

1984 (Tonawanda, New York)

Tim Hortons restaurants operate in which States?

Michigan, Ohio, New York, Maine, Kentucky, West Virginia, Indiana, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvannia

How many distribution centres does Tim Hortons have, and where are they located?

Five distribution centres in:

  • Guelph, Ontario
  • Kingston, Ontario
  • Debert, N.S.
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Langley, B.C.

Where is the head office for the Tim Hortons chain?

Oakville, Ontario

How many Regional Offices does Tim Hortons have, and where are they located?

Six Regional Offices located in:

  • Debert, N.S.
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • Kingston, Ontario
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Langley, B.C.
  • Dublin, Ohio

When and where did the first combo unit (Tim Hortons and Wendy's under one roof) open?

1982 (Montague, Prince Edward Island)

What was the slogan used by Tim Hortons in the early years?

"Your Friend Along The Way"

What is Tim Hortons slogan today?

"Always Fresh"

What wording appears on Tim Hortons pylon signs at each restaurant today?

"Tim Hortons - Always Fresh"

Name the two original donuts on the menu that are still popular today?

Apple Fritter and Dutchie

What term that guests use to order coffee at Tim Hortons was added to the Canadian Oxford Dictionary in 2004?

Double Double (2 cream, 2 sugar)

How much did a cup of coffee and donut cost in 1964?

10 cents each

How many Tim Hortons locations were open when Tim Horton died?

40 locations

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