Between 50 and 60 people attended the Davies Orchard Open House last Saturday, hosted by Metro Vancouver Parks. Jeff Fitzpatrick, division director for Metro Parks, says that while many people are passionate about the heritage cottages and keeping them all, there has been a lot of feedback expressing interest in creating bookable spaces out of one or two of the cottages, as well as a nature-scape for families and children.
Back in 1977, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) launched the Salmonid Enhancement program in British Columbia, and made citizens key partners in efforts to reverse the decline of all pacific salmon species as well as cutthroat and steelhead trout. A few weeks ago, this relationship was rocked by news that DFO was cutting key aspects of this funding.
You may have noticed Raef Grohne driving around Bowen Island in his 1958 Dodge Power Wagon, a car that stands out for its style, age and great condition. “It’s a 10-footer, is what they call it,” says Raef, explaning that the truck’s cosmetic flaws become apparent when viewed at a distance any closer than 10 feet. “But it is not what they would call a Trailer Queen, meaning you only ever drive it for in to car shows.
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".