All four newly-elected MLAs in northwest B.C. - John Rustad, Nechako Lakes; Ellis Ross, Skeena; Jennifer Rice, North Coast; Doug Donaldson, Stikine - have expressed support for a revenue sharing agreement. The Northwest B.C. Resource Benefits Alliance (RBA) is urging newly-elected MLAs in the northwest region to work together to achieve a revenue sharing agreement for the region.
It’s funny to realize that the environment we grew up with tends to become “the norm,” and most of us seem to unconsciously decide early on what is “normal” and what isn’t. Growing up in southern Brazil, sunset in the summer would be no later than 8:30 p.m., and the sun would only rise around 7 a.m. When I first moved to Burns Lake, I was surprised by how much I struggled with the “incredibly long” daylight hours in the summer. I would feel guilty relaxing at home after work.
While Burns Lake has been attempting to diversify the economy beyond its reliance on the forest products industry, a local cattle producer says there’s currently a high demand for local produce. According to Priestly Meats owner Derek Feldmann, that’s because local residents tend to value ethical farming and the ethical treatment of animals. “In factory farming, there’s no real checks and balances,” he said.
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".