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Maple leaf memories

As Auston Matthews and John Tavares raise fragile hopes that the Toronto Maple Leafs may soon hoist the team’s first Stanley Cup since 1967, a sheen of half-century old memories glisten in my mind as if just laid out by an ice-rink Zamboni. Their power to trigger a rueful grin has not diminished. 

The fatal flaw of Alberta's oil expansion

Two weeks ago, the first supertanker capable of holding two million barrels of oil departed for the first time from America’s newly upgraded—and only—terminal able to dock and load crude-carrying behemoths of this size. Bound for China, the inaugural run signals a major shift in global oil shipping patterns, economics, and the highly competitive oil refinery business.