When the Ontario legislature resumes sitting on Friday for back-to-work legislation to deal with the college faculty strike, the NDP is expected to still block the bill. The NDP MPP for Kitchener-Waterloo, Catherine Fife, defends her party’s decision, saying it would be irresponsible to let Premier Kathleen Wynne do whatever she wants without holding her accountable. Fife tells the Mike Farwell Show that of course her party is going to debate legislation that removes the rights of citizens.
The launch of MADD Canada’s 30th annual Red Ribbon campaign is being celebrated by several OPP detachments in southwestern Ontario. From the Waterloo Region chapter of MADD, board member Paul Pinkerton tells 570 NEWS they’ll never stop putting their message out there. But he says it’s hard to know if 30 years of telling people to not drink and drive is getting through to the public. Pinkerton adds, even one drunk driving crash is devastating to the victim, and their family.
There are 22 fewer guns available to local criminals, thanks to the Waterloo Regional Police ‘gun amnesty program’. This year’s November program is up to its half-way point. Inspector Mike Haffner says they’ve received 22 firearms, seven pellet guns, a conducted energy weapon (commonly known as a Taser), and 11,000 rounds of ammunition. Haffner says most of the weapons come from people who have inherited them.
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".