Sara Minogue

Sara Minogue is the senior digital producer for CBC North. She is based in Yellowknife. Reach her at

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N.W.T. college draws criticism with job ad seeking president from within government

A job posting for the next president of the N.W.T.’s Aurora College is drawing criticism for being limited to employees of the Government of the Northwest Territories and Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission.

Yellowknife begins evacuation as wildfires approach

Yellowknife residents have been ordered to begin evacuating the city immediately as wildfires approach.

Inquiry finds N.W.T. doctor who sterilized woman without consent engaged in unprofessional conduct

A Northwest Territories doctor has been sanctioned by a board of inquiry that found he engaged in “a clear instance of unprofessional conduct” when he rendered a patient sterile during surgery without written consent.

Extreme fire conditions have arrived in the N.W.T., and could last until fall

People in the Northwest Territories can expect a spring and summer of extreme fire danger that could last well into the fall, according to the first wildfire briefing of the season.

N.W.T. gov't workforce grew 25% over past 5 years

Over the past 20 years, staff numbers have generally grown year-over-year, aside from a few years which defied that trend. But over the past 5 years, the government grew sharply. We look at the numbers.

'A legend in his own time': Charlie Snowshoe of Fort McPherson dies at 88

One of Charlie Snowshoe’s last wishes came true — to die at home, surrounded by family. The Gwich’in elder died Wednesday in Fort McPherson, N.W.T. He was 88.

Hay River Ski Club president hopes to rebuild after floods, debris engulf trails

The Hay River Ski Club is yet another casualty of the dramatic flooding in the community earlier this month. "It’s just a snarl of trees and willows and driftwood and ice and mud," says president Chuck Lirette.

Weeks after the flood, N.W.T. homesteaders tackle '30-acre catastrophe'

Ray Coombs watched the Hay River arrive at his homestead “like a big tidal wave” of water and ice earlier this month. He and his wife Ashley, and some devoted friends, are knee deep in the cleanup.

CBC Nunavut broadcaster hangs up her headphones after 2 decades on the air

Aseena Mablick first joined CBC North in 1996 for a two-week training gig. She ended up staying for two decades, becoming well-known as host as the host of the Inuit-language afternoon show, Tausunni.

On National Day of Mourning, researcher calls for a closer look at worker deaths in the North

April 28 is the National Day of Mourning for those who lost their lives on the job. This year, a researcher who studies worker deaths says it’s time for a deeper look at what’s happening in the North.