Don’t let the rain dampen your spirits this weekend – there are lots of great events happening throughout the East End and we’ve got a list to get you started below:Join the Beaches Lacrosse Alumni tonight from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. in order to support former captain, Matt Mclean, in his battle with stage four colon cancer. Friends, family and members of the community are invited to watch as former lacrosse legends battle it out at Ted Reeve Arena.
It’s certainly not a new topic of discussion — the 501 Queen streetcar has been up for debate many times before. But the topic was recently brought up once again — this time, by Etobicoke councillor Michael Ford. Since May, the city has been temporarily running buses the length of the 501 streetcar route, due to construction throughout the city.
Criminal charges have been laid against the editor and publisher of a controversial local publication routinely described as “hate propaganda”. Lisa and Warren Kinsella, political strategists, pundits and activists, brought a criminal complaint against James Sears and Leroy St. Germaine for uttering threats in the pages of Your Ward News, which was recently banned from Canada Post distribution for being too offensive.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".