Monthly Archives: January 2020

The Jan. 27 – Feb. 2, 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:
– Planters kills off their iconic Mr. Peanut mascot… or have they?
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Using album covers as marketing
– Sobeys plastic bag ban takes effect Jan. 31
– Wearing a luxury coat could endanger your personal safety
– Sweethearts candies return but without their iconic messages
– Man found guilty for scamming people over Humboldt Broncos tragedy
– Who can resist a Golden Girls Chia Pet?
– Minor hockey in Canada changing terms for levels – including one derogatory term for little people
– Growing popularity of almond milk is doing great harm to bees
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 20-26, 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:
– Conservative group One Million Moms blasts Burger King for using the so-called “d-word” (“damn”) in an ad
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: How sports teams sell tickets
– Looking for an “edit” button on Twitter? Don’t hold your breath.
– Still running Windows 7? If so, it’s time for a major upgrade or risk your computer system’s security.
– Members of New Zealand’s Coffin Club plan for their demise
– Beware of those uplifting quotes you share online. Actually, they may be from a Russian troll!
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 13-19, 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:
– A welcome comic strip reboot: The Far Side is returning!
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: First two episodes of new season
– Gift cards have an environmental impact
– Does tilting the toilets in workplace bathrooms increase productivity?
– Close, but no cigar. Errr… cake, I mean!
– Backlash against new Tim Hortons lids lights up again after getting a thumbs down from Justin Bieber
– Ever wonder what happens to the plastic bottles you send to recycling?
– Are mayonnaise and Miracle Whip the same thing? Nope!
– Tantramar Seniors’ College winter registration this week
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Jan. 13
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!