Author Archives: Brian Cormier

The Nov. 20-26, 2017, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– The U.K.’s favourite Christmas ad of 2017
– Patricia’s Dolls photo essay gets international prize for Saint John photographer
– Greater Moncton business leader David Hawkins featured in Atlantic Business Magazine
– Got a craving? Watch a live stream of a donair meat rotisserie
– Greater Moncton airport looking for Christmas entertainers
– My new favourite small kitchen appliance
– 2017 holiday gift guide links, including: gifts for wine lovers, kitchen gadgets, drones, tools, gamers, smartphones and new homeowners
– and history notes, favourite quotes, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

The Nov. 13-19, 2017, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– This year’s biggest Christmas toy fad
– Parents: Be aware that YouTube Kids doesn’t always filter out nasty content
– Nature is paying the price for Instagram fame
– We love Abba, but we don’t want to live next door to its restaurant
– Papa John’s Pizza chain earns dubious distinction after whining about sales
– Beware of “fun and entertaining” Facebook apps
– Did your local MP make Maclean’s Magazine’s Parliamentarians of the Year list?
– Which Canadian actress starred in the world’s first feature film 103 years ago this week?
– 2017 holiday gift guide links, including: beauty products, luxury gifts, pooling gift money through PayPal, must-have toys, and tech gadgets
– and history notes, favourite quotes, photo of the week, links to interesting articles and more!

The Nov. 6-12, 2017, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– Apple employee who lent his top-secret iPhone to this daughter gets after she posts a video
– Guess which seat only jerks choose on an airplane, according to psychologists?
– Make a quick $20 by joining a foam-related class action suit – yes, foam
– It’s poppy time in Canada!
– Which Canadian songstress hit #1 on Billboard 39 years ago this week?
– The first batch of 2017 holiday gift guide links: Oprah’s favourite things, gifts for wine lovers, gadgets and educational games
– and history notes, favourite quotes, photo of the week, community reminders, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 30 – Nov. 5, 2017, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– Which cereal company just withdrew racist packaging?
– It’s poppy time in Canada! Wear it properly!
– Amazon wants the keys to your home
– Is your old Canadian Tire money worth a small fortune?
– Want an in-demand career that pays well? Do this!
– Edmonton man dies after allergic reaction to this surprise sandblasting material ingredient
– The story behind the Dancing Pumpkin Man viral video
– The final batch of Halloween links for 2017
– and history notes, favourite quotes, photo of the week, community reminders, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 23-29, 2017, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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In this week’s edition…
– What a teal-coloured pumpkin on your doorstep this Halloween tells trick-or-treaters
– Sweden gives “death cleaning” to the world
– Candy company creates (actually) scary Halloween commercials
– When a community rejects 1,600 jobs
– Ailing seven-year-old boy wants to hear from you this Halloween
– Which beloved cartoon characters debuted 59 years ago this week?
– and history notes, favourite quotes, photo of the week, community reminders, links to interesting articles and more!