Category Archives: Newsletter

The Nov. 28 – Dec. 4, 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:
• The new Kia logo is confusing consumers… because they can’t understand what it says
• Wimbledon changes outdated rule for female players
• Automobile brands leave Twitter after Elon Musk takes over
• Office Christmas parties are making a post-restrictions comeback
• It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
• Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Club Trivia Night: Monday, Nov. 28
… and quotes of the week, trivia, community events, links to interesting articles and more!

The Nov. 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:
• KFC invites German customers to celebrate the start of the Holocaust
• British retailer John Lewis tugs at heartstrings with new Christmas TV ad
• Girl Guides of Canada renaming “Brownies” to reduce racialized harm to young girls
• Poppy protocol: Royal Canadian Legion poppies only, please!
• Toronto restaurant causes stir with odd tipping message on receipts. Was it meant to be funny… or rude?
• It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
• Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Club Trivia Night: Monday, Nov. 28
… and quotes of the week, trivia, community events, links to interesting articles and more!

The Nov. 7-20, 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:
• Pringles teased for major error in poster campaign!
• November 11 is Remembrance Day
• Verified accounts on Twitter will need to pay $8 monthly to keep blue check mark
• Indigenous artist upcycles dolls to feature traditional dress for children
• Salt cod: Portugal’s national obsession
• Mike Holmes has positioned himself as the world’s most honest contractor. Is it all an illusion?
• Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Club Trivia Night: Monday, Nov. 28
… and quotes of the week, trivia, community events, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 31 – Nov. 6, 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:
• Being affiliated with Kanye West is now toxic for corporations after antisemitic rants
• Happy Halloween!
• Poppies now available
• You know your staff is young when they reject an old $5 bill
• Mandatory 10-digit local dialing coming to New Brunswick in 2023 after 506 area code maxes out
• The Beachcombers will return to TV as an animated series
• EU forces Apple to be more consumer-friendly with its ports
• The McDonald’s McRib is back for a so-called “farewell tour”
• Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Club Trivia Night: Monday, Nov. 28
• No newsletter on Nov. 14 due to holiday
… and quotes of the week, trivia, community events, links to interesting articles and more!

The Oct. 24-30, 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:
• South Korea’s mandatory military service hits mega-popular boy band BTS – and the country’s coffers
• The days of sharing your Netflix password with others are coming to an end
• Companies are giving up on delivery robots
• Mattel issues Tina Turner Barbie to honour legendary entertainer
• Remembrance Day poppies available to the public in Canada on October 28
• Hockey organization hires Black drag performer to teach players respect
• Marvel and Lego fans just hit the jackpot!
• Hospice SENB wins CCGM’s People’s Choice Award
• Greater Moncton Sunrise Rotary Club Trivia Night: Monday, Oct. 24
• Halloween is on Monday, Oct. 31
• Greater Moncton Walking Group
… and quotes of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!