TOPIC: END OF AN ERA

Closure of Winnipeg's Seven Oaks emergency room 'not right,' says former nurse

Dozens protested the end of an era at Seven Oaks General Hospital which will no longer have an emergency room after Monday.

Is Calgary's Olympic past still a legacy, or just history?

Does the closure of the bobsled track mark the end of an era? The Eyeopener's Unconventional Panel weighs in on Calgary's Olympic legacy.

Karl Lagerfeld's death is end of an era, and end of a 'particular vision of women': fashion critic

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld died Tuesday, after decades holding sway over the direction of the multibillion-dollar industry. But does his death also herald the end of the fashion era he embodied?

Ottawa car lovers lament the end of the Beetle

Ottawa car fans say they'll miss seeing new Beetles on the roads now that Volkswagen has revealed plans to cease production of the iconic automobile.

The end of an era: last private medical clinic in Eston, Sask. shuts doors for good

The practice was run by Dr. Sam Holmes and then his son Dr. Stewart Holmes.
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Joe McCabe of AutoForecast Solutions on Ford's move to shed most of its North American car lineup

Oilers players gather to say goodbye to Rexall

Former players and fans alike gathered at Churchill Square Wednesday afternoon.
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Dave Semenko's journey from Rexall trespasser to Stanley Cup enforcer

The former on-ice enforcer Dave Semenko shed his usual tough guy persona to share a few laughs with CBC Edmonton's veteran sportscasters Mark Connolly and Min Dhariwal.
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Edmonton Oilers host downtown rally to mark final Rexall Place game

Thousands of hockey fans turned out for a downtown rally Wednesday to mark the Edmonton Oilers final game at Rexall Place.

Eddie Mio to see last Edmonton Oilers game at Rexall Place

Former NHL goalie and Windsor native Eddie Mio will be in Edmonton on Wednesday to see the final Oilers' game that will ever be played at Rexall Place.

Farewell to Rexall Place, Oilers home ice for 42 years

Wednesday night marks the end of an era in Edmonton. When the Oilers host the Vancouver Canucks it will be the last NHL game in 42-year-old Rexall Place. While there are fond memories of games and triumphs in the building, few are sad to see the team move to its gleaming new home in downtown Edmonton.

Oilers final game at Rexall draws out scalpers, swindlers

Finding tickets online for an event like this is no easy feat. The price of tickets alone ranges from the expensive to the asinine with the added risk of scammers.
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Kevin Lowe looks back on dual life at Rexall as player and manager

Lowe sat down with veteran CBC Edmonton sportscasters Mark Connolly and Min Dhariwal to share some of his favourite memories of Rexall Place and discuss the team's legacy.
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Dave Lumley looks back on winning days at Northlands Coliseum

Dave Lumley scored the empty net goal that sealed the Oilers first Stanley Cup at the Northlands Coliseum, but an incident on the same ice surface years earlier came close to ending his run with the Oilers.
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Losing three teeth among Ryan Smyth's memories of Rexall Place

Former Oilers forward Ryan Smyth won't ever forget that Stanley Cup playoff run in 2006 — he's got the battle wounds to constantly remind him.
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Don Metz and Tim Dancy recall Coliseum from both sides of the TV camera

Don Metz was a CBC cameraman when he started covering the Oilers, Tim Dancy was with ITV and was named the Oilers first play-by-play man.
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Rod Phillips tickled to call the finest hockey of the day at Northlands

Rod Phillips, voice of the Oilers for 37 years, spent most of those years at the old Northlands Coliseum, home to the great Oilers teams of the 1980s.
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Dave Semenko vs Tim Hunter - The battle of Alberta rekindled one last time

Former Edmonton Oilers enforcer Dave Semenko was not afraid to drop the gloves. Neither was former Calgary Flames tough guy Tim Hunter. Both men talked about the legendary Battle of Alberta games that entertained legions of fans.
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Fernando Pisani grew up watching the Edmonton Oilers, then he became one

Fernando Pisani remembers some of the moments he spent as an Oiler playing in Rexall Place.

Doug Weight reflects on Rexall Place and his Edmonton captaincy

When Doug Weight was traded to the Edmonton Oilers, the future captain of the team admits he had no idea where he was off to.

Former NHL tough guy Dave Semenko had it all back in the early 80s

Former NHL tough guy Dave Semenko had it all back in the early 80s. He was one of the most feared fighters in the league, he had two Stanley Cup rings, and played on a line with Wayne Gretzky and Jari Kurri.
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Veterans remembered

Canadians pay tribute to those who served and helped define a nation in the First World War

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