This holiday season, Tims presents a Canadian story of kindness and belonging. A Nest in the North celebrates the core Canadian value of kindness especially during the holiday season. This book is inspired by the stories of all immigrants who found a new home in Canada in 2022. 100% of proceeds from the sales support The UN Refugee Agency.

Established in 1950, UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency, is a global organisation dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights, and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.

Veronika Kotyk is an awarded illustrator and graphic designer who made her journey to Canada from Kyiv, Ukraine. She finds her inspiration in folk art, mid-century modern style and nature, and you can find her illustrations in children’s books, educational publishing and magazines.