Author Archives: Brian Cormier

Elsipogtog First Nation encouraging Indigenous women to enter the construction trades while working to ease housing shortage

ELSIPOGTOG FIRST NATION, N.B. – Elsipogtog First Nation has partnered with a local female-owned and managed construction firm to encourage Indigenous women to enter the construction trades. “Our community has a housing shortage,” says Lynn Francis, Director of Economic Development for Elsipogtog First Nation. “As well, there’s huge demand for construction workers. As we’re always… Continue Reading

The May 30 – June 5, 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: • Tim Hortons and Justin Bieber team up again… this time for Biebs Brew • CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: 1) Boring sells; 2) Breaking the rules in advertising • No, those aren’t sneakers picked… Continue Reading

NEWS RELEASE: RCMP Pipes & Drums, New Brunswick announces a public concert series as tribute to Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – 2022

May 25, 2022 For immediate release RCMP Pipes & Drums, New Brunswick announces a public concert series as tribute to Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – 2022 MONCTON, N.B. – A series of free public concerts will be performed in several New Brunswick communities in recognition of the Queen’s long and selfless service. The… Continue Reading

The May 16-29, 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: • Chapman’s ice cream once again made the target of anti-vaxxers on social media • CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Rerun of bottle cap marketing episode from January • Some recent TikTok trends… • Owner… Continue Reading

The May 9-15, 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: • Worrisome trend: Attacks on journalists grew in 2021 • CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: How books are advertised and marketed • NZ Indigenous People bringing back traditional tattoo art • New Gerber baby introduced… Continue Reading