In the Media

Over the past 25+ years, Tim Huff’s work and social justice endeavours have been profiled by major print, television and radio media. Likewise, since the release of his first children’s book in 2006, which would form the foundation of The Compassion Series, Tim’s books have been reviewed by media outlets across the country. Today, The Compassion Series has evolved into an interactive social justice program, and we are happy to share here contemporary media coverage reflective of that.


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In 2013, Tim was invited to be a guest on Global TV’s Morning Show. Watch as the hosts of Toronto’s top rated morning show speak with Tim about his book “It’s Hard Not to Stare.”

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Crossing Borders (WDCX) Radio Interview with Tim Huff.

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A special personalized review of “It’s Hard Not to Stare” from the Disability and Faith Forum:

I have never had an average physical appearance. However, due to what I consider a luxury, that is my visual impairment, I rarely notice people staring but it often bothers my family and friends. Sometimes, especially when I run errands on my own, I will overhear the honest curiosity of young children. “Why can’t she walk?” Or “What’s wrong with that lady, why is she in a wheelchair?” Unfortunately, most…

Read the full review here: http://www.disabilityandfaith.org/hard-not-stare-even-harder-really-see/

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Following up on a 2006 review of Tim Huff’s first children’s book, The Cardboard Shack Beneath the Bridge, the Toronto Star’s Andrea Gordon reviews Tim’s second children’s book, It’s Hard Not to Stare: Helping Children Understand Disabilities. She also writes about the early development of The Compassion Series as an interactive program.

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Arts Connection (Faith FM) radio interview with Tim Huff.

For nearly three decades, tonight’s guest has ministered to, and been ministered by, some of Toronto’s most vulnerable. Tim Huff has written about his experiences working with the homeless and marginalized in three books, the latest of which is the recently released The Yuletide Factor and he’s on the phone to talk about it.

Tune in to Arts Connection each Monday at 9:30 p.m. ET on Faith FM 94.3 (Waterloo Region). You can also listen to the live webcast at www.faithfm.org.

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“The Cardboard Shack Beneath the Bridge” on an elite list from Bustle News out of New York:  http://www.bustle.com/articles/145493-16-childrens-books-that-will-make-you-see-the-world-differently

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Tim Huff shares his book, “The Yuletide Factor: Cause for Perpetual Comfort and Joy” on 100 Huntley Street. Tim says, “My hope is that readers are stirred to rethink comfort and joy. What we do here is explore traditions, lore, culture and scripture through the Christmas lens so that it becomes obvious that the reality, impact and fullness of the Christmas story can only be known when we cherish one another inside and outside of Advent, with no shelf life or expiry date.”

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Keep the Meaning in the Season and All Year
100 Huntley Street Interview with Tim Huff

“Well this is the day that we’ve been building up to for months – the gift giving, the planning, the cooking and the parties – it is Christmas day, said to be one of the warmest, most meaningful days of the year.

“It is a time to be generous and remember those on the margins of our communities. And who better to speak to on this day than someone who is known for his passion to give presence and friendship to those very people – and to inspire us to do the same” – Tim Huff.

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An unlikely collaboration between [Cheryl Bear and Tim Huff], who met more than a decade ago at a conference on homelessness, has produced a children’s book they hope will help bridge the rift between their cultures, starting with some of Canada’s youngest citizens.

The Honour Drum: Sharing the Beauty of Canada’s Indigenous People with Children, Families and Classrooms was three years in the making and is intended to celebrate indigenous cultures and perspectives usually left out of history books and classrooms, says Bear. […]

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