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Bring on the Whopper-doughnut: Tim Hortons-Burger King deal OK’d by Competition Bureau

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Bring on the Whopper-doughnut: Tim Hortons-Burger King deal OK’d by Competition Bureau

Looks like our dream of seeing a Whopper-doughnut are a step closer to reality. The Competition Bureau cleared the deal between Burger King and Tim Hortons, saying that the merger is ‘unlikely to result in a substantial lessening or prevention of competition.’ In August, Burger King and Tim Hortons announced plans for the $12.5 billion takeover. Burger King is already the second largest burger company in the world, with 14,000 restaurants, 300 of which are in Canada. With the merger, Burger King will get Tim Hortons' 4,546 shops, which are mostly in Canada. According to CBC, the merger would make it the third-biggest fast-food company in the world. What will the merger mean for the menu? We’ve dreamed up some tasty Timmies-Burger King crossover menu suggestions. Click on the photo below to read them. doughnut burger

Photography by Left - Joe Kim; Right - Ryan Brook

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