Sarah Cox

B.C. Reporter

Sarah Cox is an award-winning author and journalist based in Victoria, B.C. She got her start in journalism at UBC’s student newspaper The Ubyssey and went on to work as a staff reporter for the Vancouver Sun and Ottawa Citizen. Sarah is the author of the 2018 book Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand Against Big Hydro. The book won a B.C. Book Prize and was a finalist for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing and the George Ryga award for social awareness. Sarah’s articles and opinion pieces have appeared in a variety of B.C., national and international news outlets, including business magazines, and her writing accolades include two Western Magazine Awards. Sarah has a MA in political science from York University, where she studied comparative politics and economic development. When she’s not writing stories for The Narwhal you can find her enjoying nature with a pack on her back or a paddle in her hands.

Stories by Sarah Cox