Monthly Archives: March 2022

The March 28 – April 3, 2022, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form on my website. In this week’s edition:
• Fredericton man becomes TikTok star making cocktails online
• CBC Radio’s Under the Influence looks at the use of Hollywood-style stunts in marketing
• Canada being introduced to cool new to-go coffee cup courtesy of… A&W? Yup, A&W!
• Dad’s ceases production of Goodie Rings cookies
• Beloved Bloom County comic strip coming to TV as animated series
• Encourage campaign sends greeting cards to spread cheer
• Easter is on its way!
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The March 21-27, 2022, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form on my website. In this week’s edition:
• McDonald’s leaves Russia but faces a copycat replacement. Meanwhile, Burger King and Papa John’s battle rogue franchisees.
• CBC Radio’s Under the Influence looks at reverse psychology in advertising
• Pauline Thornhill retires as host of CBC’s Land & Sea
• Finally! It looks like time’s up for standard time!
• Self-appointed fashion expert criticizes Ukrainian president for dressing too informally
• You can’t sell products featuring photos under copyright – even if the photo is of you!
• Easter is on its way!
• Hospice SENB seeks executive director
• Donations for Ukraine
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The March 14-20, 2022, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form on my website. In this week’s edition:
• Companies rush to protect their brand by fleeing Russia in droves
• CBC Radio’s Under the Influence looks at advertising meant to change behaviours
• Heads up: Facebook is changing its desktop navigation menu
• Stolichnaya vodka rebrands to Stoli in order to sound less Russian
• The Volkswagen minibus is back! And it’s electric, too!
• Want to send a ray of sunshine to someone? Take part in the Encourage campaign!
• Hospice SENB seeks executive director
• Donations for Ukraine
• St. Patrick’s Day is on Thursday, March 17
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The March 7-13, 2022, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form on my website. In this week’s edition:
• Donations for Ukraine
• Poutine – french fries, gravy and cheese curds – is faced with a dilemma named Putin
• CBC Radio’s Under the Influence looks at reasons companies change their names
• CCM to stop using Russian hockey players in promotions
• Discount grocery stores are having a moment as inflation rises
• Want to send a ray of sunshine to someone? Take part in the Encourage campaign!
• Nominations now open for 2022 Order of New Brunswick
• St. Patrick’s Day is on Thursday, March 17
• Greater Moncton Walking Group resumes activities
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!