Monthly Archives: February 2019

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!