A Harry Potter fan festival set to take place in Goderich this October is moving to Blyth and changing its name. All tickets sold to the Transfigured Town: Goderich event Oct. 13-15 will be honoured for the Festival of Wizardry, organizers said. Nathan Swartz, president of the group Transfigured Town Inc. which runs the festival, says the new site in Blyth will offer more than 40 acres of space for the festival and is just 15 minutes away from Goderich.
Guelph's mayor has called for one of the streetlight banners hanging in the city's downtown to be removed, calling it "insensitive" and "ill conceived." The banner is part of a project which saw 151 unique banners hung from streetlights. Each banner depicts a historic event, person or place in Guelph from 1867 to 2017. The 1986 banner features the faces of the Wood brothers, who were convicted that year for murdering 21-year-old Karen Thomson.
Two female police officers with Waterloo Regional Police have filed a $150 million class action lawsuit against the force for what they say was systemic and institutional gender-based discrimination and harassment. An associated family class lawsuit is seeking damages of $17 million, bringing the total to $167 million. Const. Angelina Rivers and Const. Sharon Zehr allege they were subjected to harassment and abuse by male colleagues and superiors.
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".