Brewing battle between coffee giant, city appears to be over | Corporate Profits over People Win Again

Brewing battle between coffee giant, city appears to be over

Posted By PAUL SCHLIESMANN

Posted 1 month ago

Tim Hortons appears to have succeeded in getting environmental language removed from the city’s new official plan policy on drive-thrus.

When the new language appears for council approval on Tuesday it will no longer refer to "concerns" about "climate change, air quality and buffering from neighbouring properties."

The Tim Hortons parent company, TDL Group, complained to the provincial municipal affairs minister this summer and threatened to take the city to the Ontario Municipal Board if it didn’t get a chance to rebut the wording.

After a meeting this month between city staff and TDL representatives, new language

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