The Sept. 9-15, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Latest buzz phrase in cannabis marketing: “Affordable luxury”
– What is clickbait and why does it work so well?
– They’re magically ingenious: Lucky Charms marshmallows
– Why you can smell fall in the air
– Fake extra virgin olive oil is a thing!
– What’s coming and going at Netflix Canada in September
– Trending in fashion: Big toe shoes
– September book giveaway: Rock Recipes
– 2019 Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Dinner & Movie for a Year draw
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Sept. 9
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Aug. 26 – Sept. 8, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– 2020 Tokyo Olympics medals to be made from recycled cellphones
– Authoritarian African regime violently targets comedian
– Apple’s “premium branding” goes over-the-top with new credit card
– Apparently, pumpkin spice Spam will be a thing this fall
– Sage advice for when work turns into a dumpster fire
– City of Saskatoon gets hoodwinked by sophisticated online fraudster
– Season 3 of Netflix’s hilarious, touching and cringe-worthy series on puberty premieres on Oct. 4
– 2019 Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Dinner & Movie for a Year draw
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Sept. 9
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Aug. 12-25, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Chase Bank forgives balances of all Canadian credit card holders
– Canadian Tire takes over Party City stores in Canada
– Plastic bags are on their way out permanently at Sobeys
– U.S. petition to move Halloween to the last Saturday of October
– Are generic phone chargers safe?
– Christmas ornaments targeted by retailers in crackdown on plastic
– A clowns-only screening of a horror movie sounds like fun… not!
– Hasbro moving toy manufacturing away from Chinese factories
– Sydney, Australia, bringing back trams after banning them in 1950s
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The July 22 – Aug. 11, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Do dollar stores actually hurt people in poverty?
– Drug users turning to wasp spray for highs
– Expect inclusiveness in this year’s children’s Halloween costumes
– Royal Canadian Mint releasing first Canada-shaped coin
– One U.S. retailer already hiring for Christmas season
– Photo app goes viral and then people freak out when they realize it’s Russian
– Tiny chip with huge storage capacity
– Staple sushi restaurant item causing spontaneous fires
– Winner announced of book giveaway: Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky: A Modern Baker’s Guide to Old-Fashioned Desserts
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The July 8-21, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– So-called social media influencers who try to get stuff for free irk one business owner
– How to tell if an online video is fake
– Barbie pleases consumers with expanded diversity of doll line
– Canadian version of hit show RuPaul’s Drag Race on its way
– Young people educate about consent at festivals and events
– NZ pizzeria unapologetic after deceiving customers over ingredients
– Why not? Get ready for canned water!
– Haters can hate – but Halo Top brand ice cream is killing it!
– There are people who dress in really out-of-style clothes – every day
– An Italian airline somehow didn’t get the memo that blackface was racist
– A lifelong “good girl” gets dying wish to be arrested
– Dieppe condo for sale
– Book giveaway: Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky: A Modern Baker’s Guide to Old-Fashioned Desserts
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!