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Flowers surround the Gordie Howe statue outside SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon following the hockey legend's death on June 10, 2016.
Flowers surround the Gordie Howe statue outside SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon following the hockey legend's death on June 10, 2016. Daniella Ponticelli/CKOM News Staff

Province approves cemetery designation for Gordie Howe statue

By CKOM News Staff
August 31, 2016 - 1:08pm

The last hurdle has been cleared to bring Gordie Howe's ashes to Saskatoon.

The province has approved the city's application to have the area around his statue at Sasktel Centre designated a cemetery.

Cameco issued an alert to employees after a contractor was mauled by a wolf at its Cigar Lake mine on Monday.
Cameco issued an alert to employees after a contractor was mauled by a wolf at its Cigar Lake mine on Monday. submitted photo/Wikipedia

Contractor mauled by wolf at Cigar Lake mine

By Canadian Press
August 30, 2016 - 1:34pm

A mining company says a contractor at one of its sites in northern Saskatchewan is in hospital after he was mauled by a wolf.

Cameco says the 26-year-old victim was on his lunch break at the Cigar Lake uranium mine early Monday morning when the wolf made the unprovoked attack.

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