Monthly Archives: November 2019

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!

The Nov. 4-17, 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:
– Twitter to ban political advertising
– Canada considering “Silver Alert” systems for missing seniors
– Mattel shows strong numbers with Barbie and Korean boy band BTS juggernauts pushing sales growth
– Samsung trying another foldable phone
– Branding gone from cigarettes in Canada
– France: Young people getting into the growing funeral business
– Halloween is over, but what’s the real story behind those age-old legends of poison and razor blades in candy?
– No newsletter on Remembrance Day
– 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!