Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Carl Bernstein had a roomful of construction stakeholders enthralled at the CanaData conference held recently in Toronto, delivering withering criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump, lamenting press abdication of responsibility, talking NAFTA and even offering up a few Watergate insights for good measure. Trump was branded as "ignorant," though smart enough to get elected, and holding power in a "malignant presidency" that has metastasized, said Bernstein.
Three major contractors working on the Ottawa Light Rail Transit (LRT) project are scheduled to be in court next month in a pretrial session charged with a total of eight health and safety violations. The charges are set against a backdrop of over 500 work orders issued by the Ministry of Labour (MOL) over the past four years of construction, 430 site visits by MOL personnel and 77 stop work orders. MOL spokesperson Janet Deline said of the 77 stop work orders, 70 have been complied with.
The development team behind the ballyhooed Mirvish + Gehry supertall mixed-use project in Toronto has resubmitted plans for site plan approval and a project manager has confirmed the project, first unveiled five years ago, is still moving forward. The project has evolved, under pressure from Toronto planners, since theatre impresario David Mirvish and renowned architect Frank Gehry presented their vision for the King Street development in 2012.
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".