Yearly Archives: 2019

The Dec. 16, 2019 – Jan. 12, 2020 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:
– Family’s security camera hacker tells girl that he’s Santa Claus
– Google upping its game to secure text messages
– Drunken racist remarks witnessed worldwide on social media teach men the impact of their bad behaviour
– New Jersey ponders mandatory teaching of cursive writing
– Walmart pulls Christmas sweater promoting cocaine snorting… and Amazon reaps the benefits
– Myths about filling your vehicle in the winter
– Under the Influence is back in January!
– Twitter loses its mind over how you eat your chicken wings
– Take my money now! KFC brings back fried chicken-scented fire logs
– Happy Holidays!
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Jan. 13
– Christmas is just around the corner!
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Dec. 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:
– Airbnb introduces big changes to their hosting regulations
– Amazon removes Auschwitz Christmas ornaments
– Empire-owned stores rolling out sensory-friendly shopping nationwide
– Pantone plays it safe with its 2020 Colour of the Year
– Peloton exercise bike ad accused of being sexist
– Volkswagen brings back the “Hippy Van” – with a twist!
– Donair beer is now a thing
– A Christmas gift for the person who has everything: a Cameo.com personalized “celebrity” video
– 2019 holiday newsletter schedule
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Jan. 13
– Christmas is just around the corner!
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Dec. 2-8, 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:
– E.T. and his favourite boy Elliot reunite for touching TV commercial
– Celebrities cash in on self-branded booze
– Asbestos will soon disappear
– Which businesses are booming in New Brunswick? Would you believe… barbershops?
– Changing of the royal guard on the horizon
– Getting caught driving drunk in Quebec twice has a lifetime punishment
– Gross research… but someone’s gotta do it!
– Waking up with a foreign accent is an odd – but very real – syndrome
– PEI’s Kelley Mooney headlining Christmas benefit concert for Hospice SENB on Sunday, Dec. 8
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Jan. 13
– Christmas is just around the corner!
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 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:
– Hardware retailer forced to remove Canadian ownership branding
– N.S. woodcarver’s creations featured in Hallmark movies
– Used clothing losing its stigma and is now big business – and cool!
– KFC testing bamboo packaging
– Playing Mahjong is good for the brain
– Burger King sued for cooking meatless burgers on meat-contaminated grills
– What does this winter hold for Canadians?
– Pink apple variety needs refinement before hitting the market
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Nov. 25
– Christmas is just around the corner!
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Nov. 18-24, 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:
– New Brunswick’s “Tickle Me Elmo” Christmas craze for 2019: Ganong Chicken Bones liqueur
– A YouTube series featuring really (!!) spicy wings is a hot success
– Netflix testing faster playback speed option
– Roofing contractor tricks senior into thinking she won a contest… and people love him for it
– Will a “sleep divorce” save your relationship?
– Questions arise about retailers checking receipts at exits
– Model mechanics: Tradespeople recreate famous Renaissance art
– What’s the longest running segment on CBC Radio? Here’s a hint: “Beeeeep!”
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Nov. 25
– Christmas is just around the corner!
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!