TORONTO – The merger of the Whopper and the Timbit moved closer to reality on Thursday with the federal Industry Minister approving Burger King Worldwide Inc.’s $12.5 billion takeover of Tim Hortons Inc. But James Moore said he was granting permission only after the two restaurants agreed to a list of conditions from Ottawa that delved…

Burger King promises to ramp up Tim Hortons’ U.S. expansion as Ottawa approves takeover