Author Archives: Brian Cormier

The Sept. 21-27, 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:
– Can’t find mason jars for your fall preserves? You’re not alone!
– Alberta whisky named best in world
– Should you blur your house on Google Street View? Some say, “Yes!”
– Walmart announces top holiday toys for 2020
– Everything old is new again: Vinyl sales now outpace CDs
– Woman fired for dress code violation after being hired while wearing the same outfit
– Coffins made of mushrooms seen as ecological burial solution
– Thanksgiving is Monday, Oct. 12 in Canada
– Win a copy of Pierre Battah’s new book: Humanity at Work
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Sept. 14-20, 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:
– Chadwick Boseman’s death announcement become most-liked tweet in history
– NB goes to the polls on Monday, Sept. 14
– Travel guru chimes in on the future of travel
– COVID-19 kills popular KFC slogan
– Instagram goes toe-to-toe with TikTok
– Dentist: Heightened stress in recent months is breaking our teeth
– U.S. stores closing on Thanksgiving after opening for years
– Looney Tunes reboot going gun-free for modern audiences
– Win a copy of Pierre Battah’s new book: Humanity at Work
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Aug. 24 – Sept. 13, 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:
– Twin brothers discovering new music take the world by storm
– Ragu pasta sauces exit Canadian market
– Mask-wearing essential for public health but causes problems for people with hearing loss
– Wearing masks mandatory on Canadian domestic flights
– Drive-through strip clubs are now a thing thanks to pandemic
– Toy removed from shelves because of button located between legs
– Dr Pepper soda in short supply during COVID-19 pandemic
– Heaven on Earth? Lindt chocolate snow falls in Switzerland
– Summer newsletter schedule
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Aug. 10-23, 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:
– If you receive unrequested seeds in the mail, don’t plant them!
– “Windsor Hum” silenced as COVID-19 halts steel activity in area
– KFC’s crazy promo item sells out in 90 minutes… and that’s no crock!
– Cubers documentary on Netflix shows highs and lows of Rubik’s Cube speed tourneys
– Are the days numbered for RVs spending the night at Walmart?
– What’s coming and going on Netflix Canada in August
– Pandemic leaves tons of flight nut snacks uneaten and unwanted
– Grandparents rejoice! Werther’s Original bringing back fall flavours to its lineup!
– Summer newsletter schedule
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The July 27 – Aug. 9, 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:
– KFC turns to bamboo packaging in Canada by end of 2020
– Why are racist white women who are caught on video called “Karen”?
– Name change: The CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos are no more
– SpongeBob storms out of the closet!
– Elsipogtog First Nation’s Mi’kmaq Heritage Path Tour back for 2020
– Podcasts are all the rage. Want to create one of your own?
– Stress relief: Screaming in Iceland
– Who knew? Sweating corn adds to the humidity of summer
– Summer newsletter schedule
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!