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Double Double Featuring Sears Canada and Tim Hortons!
TORONTO, Mar 19, 2009 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Sears is Home of New Tim Hortons Location in the Toronto Eaton Centre

Sears Canada Inc. (TSX: SCC) announced today the opening of a brand new Tim Hortons in their flagship store at the Toronto Eaton Centre. The introduction of Tim Hortons to Sears offers customers in the downtown core convenient access to a variety of Canadian favourites from Tim Hortons famous menu.

"Sears is always looking for innovative ways to be relevant to Canadians," said Dene Rogers, President & CEO, Sears Canada Inc. "Now, our Toronto Eaton Centre customers can continue to come to Sears for the great value they receive from our products and services plus enjoy some time in our seated restaurant area which now features a convenient Tim Hortons."

"We are excited to open a Tim Hortons in the Sears store at the Toronto Eaton Centre," said Don Schroeder, Chief Executive Officer, Tim Hortons. "The new location allows both Sears Head Office employees and Sears customers to enjoy convenient in-store access to a wide assortment of Tim Hortons beverages and baked goods."

The new Tim Hortons is conveniently located within Cuiscene restaurant on the 4th floor of the Sears store in the Toronto Eaton Centre. There is a large, comfortable seating area provided for those Sears customers who would like to enjoy their treats from Tim Hortons away from the bustle of the mall.

Tim Hortons at Sears Yonge & Dundas will be open from Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network of 198 corporate stores, 190 dealer stores, 43 home improvement showrooms, over 1,850 catalogue merchandise pick-up locations, 106 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. The Company also publishes Canada's most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping online at www.sears.ca.

Tim Hortons is the fourth largest publicly-traded quick service restaurant chain in North America based on market capitalization, and the largest in Canada. Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes coffee and donuts, premium coffees, flavored cappuccinos, specialty teas, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches and fresh baked goods. As of December 28, 2008, Tim Hortons had 3,437 systemwide restaurants, including 2,917 in Canada and 520 in the United States. More information about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com.

SOURCE: Sears Canada Inc.

Media Contact: Maria Ganogiannis, Sears Canada Inc., (416) 941-4427,
maria.ganogiannis@sears.ca