Monthly Archives: May 2019

The May 27 – June 2, 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:
– Sesame Street introduces “foster monster” character
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Great brands and vulgarity in marketing
– Kidnapping hoaxes via telephone are now a thing
– Oops! New product has unfortunate translation
– Experiment: Canadians will no longer see the number of likes on their Instagram posts… for now
– IHOP’s bizarre Mother’s Day social media post irks some
– Who knew? Whistling with your fingers could save your life
– Creative employment and housing: Become a full-time cat sitter
– Vintage design: New Coca-Cola product comes in original bottles
– Stop being busy 24/7: The case for doing nothing
– 1990s beast of a car makes a comeback in popularity among auto enthusiasts who once hated it
– Summer newsletter schedule
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, June 10
– Dieppe condo for sale
– Book giveaway: Take off to Tantramar (English and French versions)
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The May 13-26, 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:
– Oops! Modern coffee cup makes it into Game of Thrones scene
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Real estate marketing
– Should “flushable” wipes actually be flushed into sewer systems?
– Ramadan: What you should know for your Muslim friends
– Innovation: Turning lobster shells into a plastics alternative
– Major changes coming to Tim Hortons’ annual promotion
– Success: Stop reading and start doing!
– Warning: Yet another telephone scam to worry about
– Canada: Changes needed to curb suicide among physicians
– People can’t get enough of a U.K. drag troupe whose members have Down syndrome
– No newsletter on Victoria Day
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, May 13
– Dieppe condo for sale
– May book giveaway: The Acadian Kitchen: Recipes from Then and Now
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The May 6-12, 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:
– Burger King creates controversy by linking mental health awareness to new menu offering
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Host Terry O’Reilly unveils his own influences
– Canada introduces new cigarette packaging regulations. And it ain’t pretty, folks!
– Canada’s new $10 note wins international design prize
– Police warn of potential false missing teen reports
– Welcome to the world, guacamole cheese!
– Monks irked after the water quality for their beer-making is threatened
– What to believe about recharging your phone overnight
– States starting to rein in balloon releases due to environmental harm
– Finland: Old-school hobbyhorses are a major craze with girls
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, May 13
– Dieppe condo for sale
– May book giveaway: The Acadian Kitchen: Recipes from Then and Now
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!