Category Archives: Newsletter

The July 8-21, 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:
– So-called social media influencers who try to get stuff for free irk one business owner
– How to tell if an online video is fake
– Barbie pleases consumers with expanded diversity of doll line
– Canadian version of hit show RuPaul’s Drag Race on its way
– Young people educate about consent at festivals and events
– NZ pizzeria unapologetic after deceiving customers over ingredients
– Why not? Get ready for canned water!
– Haters can hate – but Halo Top brand ice cream is killing it!
– There are people who dress in really out-of-style clothes – every day
– An Italian airline somehow didn’t get the memo that blackface was racist
– A lifelong “good girl” gets dying wish to be arrested
– Dieppe condo for sale
– Book giveaway: Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky: A Modern Baker’s Guide to Old-Fashioned Desserts
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The June 24 – July 7, 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:
– Are in-vehicle GPS systems ruining our brains?
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Annual “Ask Terry” episode
– “Welcome to KFC! Would you like extra Cheetos on your chicken burger?” Huh?
– Spending power of old Canadian currency going away
– YouTube trying out hidden comments
– No, children aren’t growing horns – yes, horns – because of excessive cellphone use
– The trauma of killing someone accidentally
– McDonald’s is trying out something revolutionary in Chicago
– Monks launching website to sell what they call the “world’s best beer”
– Hospice Southeast New Brunswick (SENB) launches $5-million capital campaign to construct first residential hospice facility in region
– Dieppe condo for sale
– Happy Canada Day!
– Book giveaway: Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky: A Modern Baker’s Guide to Old-Fashioned Desserts
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The June 17-23, 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:
– Crest hits home run with touching Pride Month campaign
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Banned commercials
– The woman behind the Toronto Raptors’ #WeTheNorth campaign
– Tooth Fairy’s generosity is a reflection of the economic times
– Stores shaming customers out of using plastic bags with fakes
– Hot Wheels not resting on its laurels despite years of success
– ‘Tis the summer of leopard-print skirts
– Men’s crop tops are now a thing
– The cocktail with a foot fetish
– Summer newsletter schedule
– Dieppe condo for sale
– Book giveaway: Take off to Tantramar (English and French versions)
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The June 10-16, 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:
– Trending on YouTube: Videos about prison life
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Disclaimers
– Good Eats series returning to television
– YouTube star jailed for humiliating a homeless man with pranked food
– Just say, “No!”
– A school where the classroom is entirely outdoors
– Single-use plastic bottles in hotels may soon be a thing of the past
– Finding beauty in broken dishes… and it even has a name!
– Summer newsletter schedule
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, June 10
– Dieppe condo for sale
– Book giveaway: Take off to Tantramar (English and French versions)
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The May 27 – June 2, 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:
– Sesame Street introduces “foster monster” character
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Great brands and vulgarity in marketing
– Kidnapping hoaxes via telephone are now a thing
– Oops! New product has unfortunate translation
– Experiment: Canadians will no longer see the number of likes on their Instagram posts… for now
– IHOP’s bizarre Mother’s Day social media post irks some
– Who knew? Whistling with your fingers could save your life
– Creative employment and housing: Become a full-time cat sitter
– Vintage design: New Coca-Cola product comes in original bottles
– Stop being busy 24/7: The case for doing nothing
– 1990s beast of a car makes a comeback in popularity among auto enthusiasts who once hated it
– Summer newsletter schedule
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, June 10
– Dieppe condo for sale
– Book giveaway: Take off to Tantramar (English and French versions)
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!