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The June 28 – July 11, 2021, 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:
• Coca-Cola’s sponsorship meant nothing to soccer superstar. Snub costs brand billions.
• CBC Radio’s Under the Influence answers listeners’ questions in 2021’s last episode
• TikTok video asking for more friends goes viral
• Fredericton Tourism’s Instagram account hacked
• Fitness trend: Weighted hula hoops
• Speaking of TikTok: Usage grows exponentially during pandemic
• Lego figures out how to make blocks using recycled materials
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The June 21-27, 2021, 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:
• Voilà app takes Facebook by storm – but should you be wary?
• CBC Radio’s Under the Influence looks at movie and TV brands that aren’t real
• What to expect when Windows 11 launches
• CBC turns of Facebook commenting for a month
• Judge Judy’s show comes to an end – and she’s rich!
• Be careful what you wish for. Rising property values will also increase your property taxes!
• With the pandemic’s end in sight, are mass resignations coming?
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The June 14-20, 2021, 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:
• The world now has five official oceans. Say hello to the Southern Ocean!
• Father’s Day is Sunday, June 20
• CBC Radio’s Under the Influence looks at cemetery tourism
• Crocs’ renewed popularity means the company is doubling down on eradicating copycats
• CBC greenlights new sitcom based on the life of Mark Critch
• LEGO creates 2,079-piece set to build a working typewriter!
• Mattel creates new line of Barbie dolls made from recycled plastic
• Is the four-year degree no longer practical for employers?
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The June 7-13, 2021, 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:
• “Charlie Bit My Finger” video leaving YouTube after nearly 900 million views
• CBC Radio’s Under the Influence looks at Broadway marketing
• Amazon Prime Day in Canada postponed, but happening elsewhere
• CFL welcomes the Edmonton Elks and bids adieu to the Eskimos
• What’s new to Netflix Canada in June
• Journalists covering the COVID beat are having a rough time
• Study says waking up early decreases the risk of depression
• Father’s Day is Sunday, June 20
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The May 31 – June 6, 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:
• TikTok users lose familiar video narration voice
• CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Bookmarks 2021 episode and trading card marketing
• Andy Warhol-inspired Campbell’s soup cans showing up on supermarket shelves across Canada
• Of all places, there’s a COVID-19 outbreak… on Mount Everest!
• England: Three-year wait to see a dentist
• Advertisers: Ignore billions of video gamers at your own peril
• Think the pandemic has killed off the handshake forever? Think again!
• Father’s Day is Sunday, June 20
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!