Author Archives: Brian Cormier

The Sept. 17-23, 2018, 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:

– Canada’s legalization of marijuana may complicate travel to the U.S.
– That Facebook “25 friends” hoax just won’t go away
– FlightRadar24: a very cool app for tracking planes flying anywhere in the world
– Comparing the new flagship Apple and Samsung phablets
– Nike’s marketing risk with Colin Kaepernick is paying off
– Thanksgiving is only three weeks away… in Canada
– Halloween 2018 links
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Sept. 10-16, 2018, 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:
– Nike rolls out ad campaign featuring controversial former NFL player Colin Kaepernick
– Scooter use is up in big cities – and so are trips to the ER
– Cosby Show actor defended after being job-shamed online for working at a grocery store
– Finally! Twitter bans outlandish conspiracy theorist Alex Jones
– Oh just give in and try it! Pumpkin spice product sales on the rise
– Trend: Cremations catch fire in popularity over burials due to cost and less adherence to religion
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

The Aug. 27 – Sept. 9, 2018, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

The Aug. 27 – Sept. 9, 2018, 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:
– Tim Hortons is finally getting rid of those awful cup lids
– Social media finds family of woman whose ashes were purchased in a thrift store
– Nike’s latest fashion item didn’t go over well, ends up getting pulled
– Toys ‘R’ Us is still alive in Canada despite its demise in the U.S.
– HR trend: Granting flexibility for employees when they get a new pet
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

The Aug. 13-26, 2018, 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:
– Is your social media activity hurting your job prospects?
– Medavie Blue Cross using employees on vacation to recruit
– Access to sunflowers field banned due to social media
– When beards are popular among men, razor companies suffer
– Don’t kid yourself: Russian Twitter trolls are going after Canadians, too!
– Most airplane seats are blue for a reason! But why?
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

Please note that the newsletter is now on its summer schedule. The next issue will be published on August 27.

The July 30 – Aug. 12, 2018, 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:
– Foldable smartphones are on their way, but durability takes a hit
– Check out the latest rumours on the new Galaxy Note 9
– Build-a-Bear discount turns into chaotic disappointment because it worked too well
– Legalized marijuana causing headaches for apartments, condos
– Who knew? Women are big fans of true crime podcasts
– Montreal testing 3D crosswalks
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

Please note that the newsletter is now on its summer schedule. The next issue will be published on August 13.