Klahsen is banking on her business model — mainly direct sales to consumers through farmers’ markets and high-end commercial customers, such as the Four Seasons Hotel — to carry her through. The odds are stacked against local producers, she says, noting that European cheese makers have centuries of experience along with hefty government subsidies behind them. “That’s a lot of small dairies that will be impacted,” says Klahsen, who owns Montforte Dairy in Stratford, Ont.
Facebook, YouTube and other “digital platforms” contribute $7.3 billion a year to Canada’s economy and employ nearly 80,000 people, a report saysWhether they’re being used to disseminate music, provide remote access to health care, or interact with customers, digital platforms are transforming businesses and creating efficiencies, the report called Canada’s Digital Imperative: Measuring Digital Platform’s Labour Market and Economic Impact.
You don't think twice about buying a chocolate bar, gum or soft drink from a vending machine. But clothing? Canadian retailer Mark's Work Wearhouse is quietly experimenting with vending machines at two sites. If successful, the clothier intends to roll out more in locations around the country. The machines were installed in December, in the GO Transit bus terminal next to Union Station and the William Osler Health Centre in Brampton.
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 Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
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, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
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".