When it comes to any election, there’s a lot of information to take in from who’s running, to the issues, to where to cast your vote. In an effort to help you make an informed decision on October 16, we are launching our Wood Buffalo Votes 2017 webpage, which will have all the information you need to know ahead of the municipal election. The makeup of Wood Buffalo council could look a lot different come October.
Wood Buffalo RCMP are asking for your help in locating a missing 27-year-old man. Ian James Fleming was last seen in Fort McMurray on August 10, but was only reported missing to police on Sunday morning. Fleming is described as Caucasian, 6’1”, 140 lbs, with blue eyes and brown hair. He also has his ears pierced. Police say they’re concerned for his well-being and would like to locate him as soon as possible. Anyone with information on Fleming’s whereabouts is asked to call RCMP or Crime Stoppers.
The employment rate for Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake is the highest it’s been in 21 months. According to Statistics Canada, the employment rate has been rising since March and now sits at 72 per cent for the month of August. The last time it was this high was back in November 2015 when the employment rate was 72.1 per cent. The latest Labor Force Survey released Friday shows the region added 200 jobs month over month, gaining 300 part-time positions but losing roughly 100 full-time jobs.
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".