Top 5 news stories - Week of April 22nd to April 28th, 2019

Top 5 news stories across Quebec
Rank Events Media Prominence Score
1 Major floods in Eastern Canada: critical situation in Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac while a dike gives way and floods several hundred houses 10,04 %
2 Celebrations and protests for Earth Day 2,54 %
3 NHL Playoffs: the second round begins 2,42 %
4 Terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, several hundred dead and wounded 2,26 %
5 New green energy plan for New York, Mayor de Blasio announces his wish to use Canadian hydropower 1,27 %

 

Top 5 news stories across Canada
Rank Events Media Prominence Score
1 Jason Kenney’s Conservatives first week at the head of the Alberta government  1,73 %
2 Canadian carbon tax continues to make a few provincial governments dissatisfied 1,25 %
3 NHL Playoffs: the second round begins 0,92 %
4 Major floods in Eastern Canada: critical situation in Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac while a dike gives way and floods several hundred houses 0,87 %
5 Terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, several hundred dead and wounded 0,83 %

 

Top 5 Twitter - Week of April 22nd to April 28th, 2019

 

Quebec
Rank Keywords Rank in Canada Score
1 #JourdelaTerre 38 0,60 %
2 #ImpactTVASports 60 0,40 %
3 Bissonnette 68 0,38 %
4 Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac 70 0,38 %
5 Dick Rivers 81 0,36 %

 

Canada
Rank Keywords Score
1 #VladdyJr 1,39 %
2 #EarthDay 1,35 %
3 #WorldBookDay 1,27 %
4 #ThankYouAvengers 1,27 %
5 #AvengersEndame 1,11%

 

United-States
Rank Keywords Score
1 #ThankYouAvengers 1,96 %
2 Lemonade 1,30 %
3 #EarthDay 1,22 %
4 #BattleOfWinterfell 1,18 %
5 #SantaClaritaDiet 1,16 %

 

World
Rank Keywords Score
1 #EarthDay 1,62 %
2 #23Nisan 1,13 %
3 #EleccionesGenerales28A 1,10 %
4 #BBMAsTopSocial 1,09 %
5 #ThankYouAvengers 1,09 %


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  • For twelfth consecutive year, Influence Communication has made public its annual summary of the news that captured the attention of the media in Canada over the past 12 months. State of the News: 2017 Report© analyzes the trends in the news as well as all of the news items published or broadcast in Canada between January 1 and December 4, 2017.

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  • In the two days following the massacre at the Quebec City mosque, the shooting was the second most reported-on event in the world. When questioned if the timing of the study was appropriate, Labeaume said he wanted to have a picture of the situation before the Medias did.

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