Tim Hortons Hits Back at ‘Rogue’ Franchisees: Here’s What We’re Reading

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Here’s what we’re reading today.

1. Tim Hortons lashes out at ‘rogue’ franchisees as employees lose even more perks

“RBI said Friday: ‘There are several things that make the Tim Hortons brand truly unique, like our connection to our communities and the great relationship our restaurant owners and their team members have with our guests.

“‘It saddens all of us to see that jeopardized by the recent news stories and comments on social media, caused by the actions of a reckless few.'”

CBC News

+1: Scarborough Tim Hortons workers banned from accepting tips after wage hike – Toronto Star

2. Trump ordered lawyer to stop Jess Sessions from recusing himself

“President Trump gave firm instructions in March to the White House’s top lawyer: stop the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, from recusing himself in the Justice Department’s investigation into whether Mr. Trump’s associates had helped a Russian campaign to disrupt the 2016 election.”

New York Times

+1: The FBI is investigating the Clinton Foundation – Washington Post

+1: Look, Donald Trump doesn’t have a gorilla channel no matter what you heard – BuzzFeed News

3. Steve Bannon was never that smart

“As a political strategist, he’s a danger only to himself.”


4. Why do we need to sleep?

“At a shiny new lab in Japan, an international team of scientists is trying to figure out what puts us under.”

– The Atlantic

5. Bitcoin is coming to your bodega

“Want to pick up some Bitcoin with your beer? Cryptocurrency teller machines across the country are making that a reality.”