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Playboy Enterprises: For every success a pipe dream

The death of founder Hugh Hefner leaves the future of Playboy, now a private company, an open question. While Playboy’s legacy in terms of sexuality and nudity in its 64-year-old magazine will likely dominate the headlines, Playboy Enterprises got involved in a host of ventures through the decades. “Don’t confuse …

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The oilsands at 50: How much life is left in the resource?

On Sept. 30, 1967, the Great Canadian Oil Sands facility opened north of Fort McMurray, Alta., with much fanfare, bunting and speeches by politicians. It was the first large-scale commercial operation of the oilsands, and the result of a gamble taken by Philadelphia’s Sun Oil and its chief executive, J. …

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Famous Banff-area grizzly killed by hunter in B.C.

An often troublesome, collared female grizzly — famous for her run-ins with people in Alberta’s Bow Valley — has been killed by a hunter in B.C. less than two months after being relocated. Stephen Legault, with the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y), says Bear 148 was shot last weekend …

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