Condo buildings under construction in downtown Toronto. Rental rates have spiked in the city in the past year, a phenomenon seen in all three of Canada's largest cities, according to data from Padmapper. If you needed any further evidence that Canada's largest cities are experiencing a housing crisis, the latest rental price data from Padmapper should do the trick. Rental rates have spiked by more than 15 per cent in Canada's largest cities — Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver — over the past year.
Canada's banking regulator, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), this week announced yet another tightening of Canada's mortgage rules. Starting January 1, borrowers of traditional mortgages (those with a 20-per-cent or more down payment) will be required to pass a "stress test" to ensure they can afford higher mortgage rates.
A woman walks past the rebranded signage of Freedom Mobile, in Toronto on Nov. 24, 2016. Freedom Mobile's new wireless plans include 10 GB of data for $50. Ever since Shaw Communications bought struggling Wind Mobile in 2016, and rebranded it as Freedom Mobile, some analysts have been predicting the rise of a fourth major wireless carrier in Canada.
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".