In The Media

Santa add 6 to their Hall of Fame – Orleans Hub
Saturday, April 18, 2015
By Tom Rivers

Santa’s helper earns humanitarian award – The Telegram
Monday, November 18, 2013
By Andrew Robinson

Santa Claus, premier visit students at Roncalli – The Telegram
Thursday, December 20, 2012
By Louis Power

Kids at Roncalli Elementary school in St. John’s had two special visitors Thursday morning: Santa Claus and Premier Kathy Dunderdale. After Santa danced Gangnam style with the students, the kids listened as the premier read from the classic Christmas tale “The Night Before Christmas.” The children laughed as Santa mimed the story… continue reading

REVIEW: The Man in the Red SuitDownhome Magazine
December, 2012
By Denise Flint


Santa’s helper a big hit – The Telegram
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
By Shirley Newhook


Santa book makes national bestseller listThe Telegram
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
By Andrew Robinson

Bruce Templeton of St. John’s could not have imagined how well his first book would sell, but its holiday spirit appears to have caught the attention of book buyers as the Christmas season draws nearer.

“The Man in the Red Suit,” a memoir based on Templeton’s experience of, as he calls it, “assisting” Santa Claus on his visits to boys and girls in the St. John’s area for the last 33 years, has sold 5,000 copies after debuting…. continue reading


Stories of SantaThe Telegram
Saturday, September 22, 2012
By Tara Bradbury

In the 33 years that Bruce Templeton’s name has been synonymous with Santa Claus, he’s had many experiences with St. John’s children who have warmed his heart.

There have also been many who have broken it.

Children have asked, “What kind of cookies do you like?” “How do you get all around the world in one night?” and, “How do you get inside houses with…. continue reading

Santa Bruce Templeton Telegram

The Man in the Red Suit
  – NTV News: Backstage Pass


Bruce Templeton gets ready for his interview with Toni-Marie Wiseman for NTV about The Man in the Red Suit

Click above to link to the video.

Santa answers The Telegram’s 20 Questions
The Telegram
~ 10 years ago


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Santa’s friend and helper –
December 28, 2011

Bruce Templeton – a close personal friend of Santa Claus – drops into the studio to chat with Maggie Gillis about some of the Christmas visits he’s made with the big man in the bright red suit over the years. Click here to hear the audio!

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