Category Archives: Newsletter

The Oct. 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 on my website. In this week’s edition:
• South Korean TV series Squid Game takes world by storm
• BBC children’s channel hires first host with Down syndrome
• Discovery Plus coming to Canada
• Lego doing away with children’s gender categories
• Could it be? Is Zellers clawing its way out of the retail grave?
• Hawaii’s sick of Instagrammers flocking to this site, so it’s making it impossible to access
• Halloween is on Sunday, Oct. 31
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Sept. 27 – Oct. 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 on my website. In this week’s edition:
• Fake ad urges people not to get vaccinated… because it’s good for funeral homes’ bottom lines
• Federal election results
• Sept. 30: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
• Twitter clamping down on People’s Party of Canada leader “Mad Max”
• McDonald’s reducing the amount of plastic in its Happy Meals
• Remember those high pandemic lumber prices? Not anymore!
• Thanksgiving is on Monday, Oct. 11
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Sept. 20-26, 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:
• Is the woolly mammoth going to be resurrected from extinction?
• Say good-bye to magnetic strips on the back of credit cards
• Fake news release causes litecoin cryptocurrency to rise 20%
• RuPaul’s week included a record-tying Emmy and having a fly named after him
• Hospice SENB’s new Albert House residential hospice opens in Moncton
• Thanksgiving is on Monday, Oct. 11
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Sept. 13-19, 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:
• Unless you’re a “manly man”, don’t expect to show up on Chinese TV
• Twitter trying to tame the online hate
• Be careful when posting online reviews – or you might get sued!
• CIBC taking over Costco credit cards
• Fans are going crazy over ABBA’s new album and concert tour announcement
• Tesla gets patent on using laser beams instead of traditional windshield wipers
• Community calendar
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The Aug. 30 – Sept. 12, 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:
• New Zealand cabinet minister’s verbal gaffe causes social media sensation
• Pumpkin spice lattes are here again! Cue the leaves changing!
• NL entrepreneur brings vintage (and popular!!) chocolate bar flavour back to consumers
• Want to make big $$ on the side? Sell used sneakers!
• You’ll soon see ads on the front of NHL team jerseys
• U.S. facing turkey shortage as Thanksgiving approaches
• Community calendar
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!