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Oakville will now become the home of the Whopper as the merger of Burger King and Tim Hortons will have its head office in the Ontario city.
Oakville will now become the home of the Whopper as the merger of Burger King and Tim Hortons will have its head office in the Ontario city.
(CHRIS YOUNG/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Tim’s tie-up is no hollowing-out story

Nationalist angst boils up every time a little bit of Canada is sold.

Witness the reaction to the news this week that the beloved Tim Hortons chain is falling into the clutches of U.S. fast-food giant Burger King.

Worried about the potential loss of Canadian institution – and jobs – NDP Industry critic Peggy Nash demanded that Ottawa closely scrutinize the deal and not simply give it “a Conservative rubber stamp.”