Monthly Archives: August 2019

The Aug. 26 – Sept. 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:
– 2020 Tokyo Olympics medals to be made from recycled cellphones
– Authoritarian African regime violently targets comedian
– Apple’s “premium branding” goes over-the-top with new credit card
– Apparently, pumpkin spice Spam will be a thing this fall
– Sage advice for when work turns into a dumpster fire
– City of Saskatoon gets hoodwinked by sophisticated online fraudster
– Season 3 of Netflix’s hilarious, touching and cringe-worthy series on puberty premieres on Oct. 4
– 2019 Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Dinner & Movie for a Year draw
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Sept. 9
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Aug. 12-25, 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:
– Chase Bank forgives balances of all Canadian credit card holders
– Canadian Tire takes over Party City stores in Canada
– Plastic bags are on their way out permanently at Sobeys
– U.S. petition to move Halloween to the last Saturday of October
– Are generic phone chargers safe?
– Christmas ornaments targeted by retailers in crackdown on plastic
– A clowns-only screening of a horror movie sounds like fun… not!
– Hasbro moving toy manufacturing away from Chinese factories
– Sydney, Australia, bringing back trams after banning them in 1950s
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!