The Feb. 11-24, 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:
– Two world-famous brands apologize after stunningly insensitive gaffes
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Using brand names in song lyrics
– Instagram bans graphic self-harm images
– Beware of smartphone apps that automatically link to your bank account
– Adam Levine’s shirt gets unexpected attention at the Super Bowl
– Tofu shortage on Canada’s east coast
– Book with racist passage found in New Brunswick schools and librairies
– Try using a password manager
– Coca-Cola invites airline passengers to flirt with others
– A solution to the age-old problem of stolen disabled parking spaces?
– Tim Hortons’ Roll Up the Rim to Win contest reignites recycling debate
– Valentine’s Day is coming!
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Feb. 11
– Looking for a beautiful condo in Dieppe?
– Win a copy of Final Report by longtime CBC host Rick Mercer
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

Please note: There will be no newsletter published on Monday, Feb. 18, due to the New Brunswick Family Day holiday.

The Feb. 4-10, 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:
– Check out this year’s Super Bowl commercials!
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: When monks make and sell stuff
– Are reusable containers shipped back to manufacturers the answer to the ongoing single-use plastics crisis?
– Archive your Google+ content now before it’s deleted on April 2!
– NL woman refused lottery win after using stolen credit card
– You may want to disable Apple’s FaceTime feature – at least for now
– We’re #1! We’re #1!
– Vaccination issue once again in spotlight following major measles outbreaks in U.S.
– Was Facebook’s viral 10-year profile pic difference challenge an experiment in facial recognition technology?
– Never mind cremation or being buried in a casket, composting may be coming for human remains
– Harnesses are the new male fashion trend
– Valentine’s Day is coming!
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Feb. 11
– Looking for a beautiful condo in Dieppe?
– Win a copy of Final Report by longtime CBC host Rick Mercer
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 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:
– CBS rejects cannabis-themed Super Bowl ad – but watch and decide for yourself
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: The fascinating history of vending machines
– Is it time for journalists to give Twitter the pink slip?
– Valuable etiquette tips for inviting co-workers to your wedding
– Sorry, folks! No Sweethearts candy for Valentine’s Day 2019!
– Atlantic Canadians are turning out to be quite the potheads – especially Prince Edward Islanders!
– So simple… yet so genius! McDonald’s reels ’em in with bacon happy hour!
– Rise in e-commerce sparking boom in self-storage industry
– Knitters in Newfoundland and Labrador resurrect trigger mittens
– Valentine’s Day is coming!
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Feb. 11
– Looking for a beautiful condo in Dieppe?
– Win a copy of Son of a Critch by This Hour Has 22 Minutes star Mark Critch
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 21-27, 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:
– Marie Kondo’s Netflix series on tidying up is a boon to second-hand shops
– This week, CBC Radio’s Under the Influence takes a look at the history of commercial lengths
– Adult websites benefiting from U.S. government shutdown
– Gillette ad’s on toxic masculinity is (surprisingly) offending some men
– MasterCard drops name from logo
– McDonald’s loses trademark infringement lawsuit
– Bird Box challenge causing grief for YouTube
– Do your employees have side hustles? No worries! It’s good for them!
– China is blurring photos of men’s ears due to fashion choices
– Never mind gold, stocks and bonds! Dump your cash into Lego!
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Feb. 11
– Start your own ecommerce business in 2019 and be your own boss! Learn from Shopify store expert Adrian Morrison
– Looking for a beautiful condo in Dieppe?
– Win a copy of Son of a Critch by This Hour Has 22 Minutes star Mark Critch
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 14-20, 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:
– Newfoundland and Labrador Privacy Commissioner tells businesses to stop publicly shaming shoplifters
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence is back for another season!
– Retailers hate the sheer audacity shown by so-called “showroomers”
– Canada clamps down on drone owners with new regulations
– Don’t fall for this popular (and scary!) scam
– American study shows child abuse rises after report cards issued on a certain day of the week
– Are parents putting their kids at risk on social media by oversharing?
– Privacy concerns killing the age-old hobby of listening to police scanners
– Remember these? Red Rose tea figurines
– Start your own ecommerce business in 2019 and be your own boss! Learn from Shopify store expert Adrian Morrison
– Looking for a beautiful condo in Dieppe?
– Win a copy of Son of a Critch by This Hour Has 22 Minutes star Mark Critch
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!