Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Oct. 30 – Nov. 5, 2017, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– Which cereal company just withdrew racist packaging?
– It’s poppy time in Canada! Wear it properly!
– Amazon wants the keys to your home
– Is your old Canadian Tire money worth a small fortune?
– Want an in-demand career that pays well? Do this!
– Edmonton man dies after allergic reaction to this surprise sandblasting material ingredient
– The story behind the Dancing Pumpkin Man viral video
– The final batch of Halloween links for 2017
– and history notes, favourite quotes, photo of the week, community reminders, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 23-29, 2017, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– What a teal-coloured pumpkin on your doorstep this Halloween tells trick-or-treaters
– Sweden gives “death cleaning” to the world
– Candy company creates (actually) scary Halloween commercials
– When a community rejects 1,600 jobs
– Ailing seven-year-old boy wants to hear from you this Halloween
– Which beloved cartoon characters debuted 59 years ago this week?
– and history notes, favourite quotes, photo of the week, community reminders, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 16-22, 2017, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– Canadian schools and retailers rein in Halloween
– Is Facebook causing the blues?
– Dunkin’ Donuts making big brand changes
– Are you guilty of ‘phubbing’?
– RIP Sears. Christmas won’t be the same without you!
– Which Hollywood hunk died unexpectedly 35 years ago this week?
– Latest Halloween trends
– and history notes, favourite quotes, photo of the week, community reminders, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 9-15, 2017, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– How a simple redesign changed the world of scissors
– An awesome new food-related podcast from CBC
– Cool new digital Halloween decorations that will spook the neighbours
– Your current (or old) Yahoo! account has been compromised – fix it!
– Which iconic advertising figure is celebrating her 100th birthday this week? Hint: “You’re soaking in it!”
– and history notes, favourite quotes, photo of the week, community reminders, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 2-8, 2017, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– Have you ever found a Happiness/Kindness Rock?
– The world has a new pepper so hot that it’s considered “dangerous”
– Parents beware: “Eraser challenge” can harm your kids
– Viral video: Toddler steals Prince Harry’s popcorn
– and history notes, favourite quotes, photo of the week, community reminders, links to interesting articles and more!