Category Archives: Newsletter

The Feb. 22-28, 2021, 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’ Roll Up the Rim to Win contest ditches the rim
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Marketing hits and misses during pandemic
– CNN rejigging daytime anchor lineup
– Aunt Jemima rebranding as Pearl Milling company beginning in June
– KitKat releases vegan version without milk
– Quebec retailer apologizes after branding garbage can line with Arab men’s names
– Forget Hulu! Disney+ launching Plus service in Canada on Feb. 23
– Barbie sales grow during pandemic
– Thrift store shoppers making a mint reselling items online
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Feb. 1-7, 2021, 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:
– Advertisers hesitant about traditional Super Bowl ads this year
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Movie posters as marketing tools
– Apple iPhone 12 may affect pacemakers
– Production begins in Calgary on reboot of beloved Fraggle Rock TV series
– Thumb injury puts professional gamer’s career on hold
– Warnings issued about children mistaking lookalike pot-infused candy packaging for regular treats
– 211 service can give guidance during times of crisis and need
– PEI lozenge maker lays off 30 because people are getting much fewer colds and flu this year
– LAST CHANCE! Win a copy of USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean’s new book!
– Valentine’s Day is right around the corner!
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 25-31, 2021, 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:
– Old-time sea shanties go viral on TikTok in 2021’s first odd trend
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Famous female brand icons
– U.S. National Youth Poet Laureate wows crowd at inauguration
– Samsung drops earbuds and chargers from new smartphone packaging
– Jokes about doing harm to the U.S. President not welcome
– Canada’s Parliamentary buildings being reinforced for earthquakes
– Do yourself a favour and cry during TV shows
– Not your imagination: Boys who wear shorts during winter is a thing
– Win a copy of USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean’s new book!
– Valentine’s Day will soon be here: Feb. 14
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 18-24, 2021, 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:
– Wanna get rich? Start investing in Crocs. Yeah, those Crocs!
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: When well-known spokespersons change brands
– Denmark launches children’s (!) TV show about a man with a giant… uhm… well… yeah… you know…
– Stop fogged-up glasses due to masks
– Get vaccinated and earn your chance to win $2K
– Pandemic will influence food retailers for years to come
– Pantone announces Illuminating (yellow) and Ultimate Grey as 2021’s Colours of the Year
– What will life be like after COVID-19? Are the roaring (20)20s going to look like the roaring (19)20s?
– Win a copy of USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean’s new book!
– Valentine’s Day is coming up on Feb. 14!
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Jan. 11-17, 2021, 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:
– Canadians can apply for Microsoft class-action suit money
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence is back for another season!
– Windows 10 has major redesign coming
– Dad’s podcast comment about forcing his daughter to open her own can of beans causes uproar
– Olivia and Liam top baby names in New Brunswick in 2020
– PBS cancels children’s show Caillou after 20 years on the air
– Bugs Bunny now voiced by Canadian actor
– The first country in history where this happened but not the last: Most cars sold in Norway in 2020 were electric
– South Koreans are scrambling to get cosmetic surgery while mask-wearing is still common
– Tantramar Seniors’ College – Winter 2021
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!