The military is insisting it will buy only Tim Hortons coffee for the galleys at Canadian Forces Base Halifax, including galleys aboard the warships based there.
The justification, a navy spokeswoman says, is that Tim Hortons is what sailors want to drink. "I guess we're just following the mainstream Canadian public with their choice of coffee," said Lieutenant-Commander Denise LaViolette.
Sailors like the coffee so much that one HMCS Toronto crewman yearning for a Canuck caffeine jolt while patrolling the Persian Gulf was the subject of a Tim Hortons television commercial.
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