Author Archives: Brian Cormier

The Dec. 3-9, 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:
– Payless Shoes proves people pay for status when they disguise cheap shoes as premium ones
– Starbucks to ban access to adult websites on its public WiFi networks
– Man fined $8 million after gender-reveal gimmick starts massive wildfire
– Netflix Canada to raise prices
– Atlantic Business Magazine seeking nominations
– Holiday 2018 trends: Christmas trees in hair, in ceramic – and in black!
– Grand Manan Black is Sico paint’s colour of the year
– 2018 holiday advertising roundup
– Holiday 2018 gift guide
– Looking for a beautiful condo in Dieppe?
– Win a copy of Follow the Goose Butt to Nova Scotia
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Nov. 26 – Dec. 2, 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:
– Did an Amazon Echo smart speaker record a murder? Judge orders Amazon to turn over evidence
– Loblaws introducing faster way to shop by allowing customers to scan their items while they shop
– Perceived as racist, Dolce & Gabbana ad causes uproar in China
– Thanks to Twitter, Americans think Canadians are really nice
– Red Delicious apple variety falling out of favour
– Canadian cannabis investor banned from entering U.S. – forever
– Your next job interview may start with a text message using artificial intelligence
– CPA New Brunswick organizing financial literacy sessions
– 2018 holiday advertising roundup
– Holiday 2018 gift guide
– Looking for a beautiful condo in Dieppe?
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Nov. 19-25, 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:

– Céline Dion scores with self-deprecating ad promoting new gender-neutral clothing line for kids
– Rare royal rebuke: Prince Williams blasts social media companies
– Iconic Canadian clothing brand banned by British high school to level social playing field among students
– The next trend in food? Get reacquainted with the pawpaw!
– Ask your child to actively participate in reading books for best results
– 2018 holiday advertising roundup
– Holiday 2018 gift guide
– Looking for a beautiful condo in Dieppe?
– November book giveaway: Miss Nackawic Meets Midlife
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Nov. 5-18, 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:

– Urban bottle pickers seeing alternative to stolen shopping carts
– Campbell Soup Company executive quits over social media post
– Starbucks avoids controversy with this year’s holiday cups
– New emoji has everyone perplexed. What is it?
– Some companies actually encourage employees to apply for other jobs
– Scary! About half of kids can sleep through a smoke alarm
– Winners announced for Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary draw
– Wear a poppy to honour Canadian veterans
– November book giveaway: Miss Nackawic Meets Midlife
– Holiday 2018 gift guide
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 29 – Nov. 4, 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:

– Make plans for your digital data after death
– It’s about time! Someone finally decided that open-plan offices are a terrible idea
– New Brunswick Indigenous community using food to reclaim its culture
– Swedes are inserting computer chips into their bodies, but at what cost?
– The NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers’ new mascot freaked people out at first – but he’s growing on them
– November book giveaway: Miss Nackawic Meets Midlife
– Wear a poppy to honour Canadian veterans
– It’s time to turn your clocks back!
– Halloween 2018 links
– Holiday 2018 gift guide
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!