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Tim Hortons celebrates its 60th birthday. Here’s a timeline of its history

Tim Hortons celebrates its 60th birthday. Here’s a timeline of its history

May 17, 1964: The first Tim Hortons location opens in Hamilton, Ont.
B.C.’s Bennett sets world record at Canadian Paralympic swimming trials

B.C.’s Bennett sets world record at Canadian Paralympic swimming trials

Reigning world champion shatters previous mark in Toronto
B.C. mayor warns against videos of properties destroyed by fire near Fort Nelson

B.C. mayor warns against videos of properties destroyed by fire near Fort Nelson

Facebook videos posted show large structures reduced to grey ash and twisted metal
Rain helps crews in Fort McMurray while B.C. cracks down on open burning

Rain helps crews in Fort McMurray while B.C. cracks down on open burning

Parker Lake, Patry Creek wildfires continue to threaten Fort Nelson; combined are over 841 sq. km.
Small amount of snow continues to fall on Okanagan highways

Small amount of snow continues to fall on Okanagan highways

Environment Canada’s special weather warning is still in effect for four highways
B.C. legislature gives royal assent to Aboriginal title law for Haida Gwaii

B.C. legislature gives royal assent to Aboriginal title law for Haida Gwaii

Supporters say law historic in advancing Reconciliation, critics question effect on property rights
Safety options floated in wake of B.C. highway’s payphone closures

Safety options floated in wake of B.C. highway’s payphone closures

Highway part of Vancouver Island trunk radio system, cell service is spotty
BCHL’s 1st ever ‘exceptional status’ player commits to Penticton Vees

BCHL’s 1st ever ‘exceptional status’ player commits to Penticton Vees

Cowichan Bay’s Eli McKamey will play in the South Okanagan next season
Man fights off, shoots grizzly bear in attack near Elkford

Man fights off, shoots grizzly bear in attack near Elkford

Victim airlifted to Calgary hospital; bear found dead from injuries
Hundreds attend as dance-inducing bike rave rolls through B.C. capital

Hundreds attend as dance-inducing bike rave rolls through B.C. capital

Organizer says cycling event was a success that was enjoyed by all ages