Dozens of relatively minor aftershocks continue to roll through central Montana following an earthquake overnight measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale. The quake was centred near Lincoln, about 500 kilometres south of Calgary. Camille Brillon, seismologist with Natural Resources Canada told 660NEWS there is still a lot of seismic activity in the area Thursday. “There’s been 36 aftershocks located that are about a magnitude 3.0 and above since the main shock last night,” Brillon said.
Alberta Party leader Greg Clark is making a pitch for people disillusioned with the province’s political scene. More than 300 people attended a conference this weekend in Red Deer aimed at creating a centrist political option. Clark thinks politics in Alberta are pretty divisive right now. “A lot of people feel Alberta politics has become so polarized and so negative that we’ve gone away from that optimism that Albertans all feel,” he said.
The new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada has his work cut out as he attempts to sell himself to Canadians. President of Mainstreet Research, Quito Maggi, said Andrew Scheer surprised a lot of people by winning the leadership but he is not well known outside the Conservative party. “Nobody knows who Andrew Sheer is.
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".