Category Archives: Newsletter

The Nov. 4-17, 2019, 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:
– Twitter to ban political advertising
– Canada considering “Silver Alert” systems for missing seniors
– Mattel shows strong numbers with Barbie and Korean boy band BTS juggernauts pushing sales growth
– Samsung trying another foldable phone
– Branding gone from cigarettes in Canada
– France: Young people getting into the growing funeral business
– Halloween is over, but what’s the real story behind those age-old legends of poison and razor blades in candy?
– No newsletter on Remembrance Day
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Nov. 25
– Christmas is just around the corner!
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 28 – Nov. 3, 2019, 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:
– There’s a new room in the beloved Clue board game! Welcome to the deadly… bathroom!
– Standard time returns on Sunday, Nov. 3
– Is it time to throw out your Johnson’s baby powder?
– You can now buy The Great British Baking Show illustrations
– CBC cancels Air Farce New Year’s Eve
– Wear a poppy to honour Canadian veterans
– Kellogg’s introduces cereal meant to promote anti-bullying
– Retailer removes blackface pumpkin decorations from stores
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Oct. 28
– Halloween is coming!
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 21-27, 2019, 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:
– Now we know why Karli the Muppet on Sesame Street is in foster care: Her mother is dealing with addiction issues
– Monday, Oct. 21, is Election Day in Canada!
– Scary! Sophisticated stalker used pupil image reflections
– If you see someone carrying a blue Halloween bucket this year, it means they’re autistic
– Do yourself a favour and build a strong network
– Another new Barbie: Judge Barbie!
– Congratulations to Rotary draw winners!
– Those new whisky cocktail capsules are driving purists nuts… but are they actually good?
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Oct. 28
– Halloween is coming!
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 7-20, 2019, 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:
– New origin movie for Batman’s Joker raises concerns for violence
– Burger King sent its customers to McDonald’s on purpose! But why?
– Wanna buy a plane? Airline bankruptcies mean more used ones are on the market
– Links for political junkies following the Canadian federal election
– Jewish group asks that offensive sign language gesture be changed
– Creator of popular labradoodle dog breed regrets his invention
– Americans will soon need upgraded ID for airport security
– How to save money on Halloween candy this year
– Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, Oct. 28
– And the winner of the September book giveaway is…
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Sept. 23 – Oct. 6, 2019, 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:
– YouTube creators facing changes which could radically change their channels – and their income
– E-cigarettes lose huge retailer in U.S.
– TV reboots continue to grow in volume
– Fashion trend gone wrong: Hoodies being sold with bullet holes
– Jewish group asks that offensive sign language gesture be changed
– No joke: The Far Side comic strip returning
– What you need to know about Cannabidiol – or CBD oil
– War on plastic continues: Burger King drops plastic toys in U.K.
– September book giveaway: Rock Recipes
– 2019 Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Dinner & Movie for a Year draw
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!