Sarah Cox

B.C. Legislative Reporter

Sarah Cox is an author, journalist and communications strategist based in Victoria, B.C. Sarah was born in Montreal and grew up in Quebec, Alberta and Ontario. She moved to B.C. as a teenager to attend the University of British Columbia, where she worked on the student newspaper The Ubyssey and went on to become a staff reporter for the Vancouver Sun. Sarah earned a MA in political science from York University, where she focused on economic development policy. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Latin American and Caribbean studies, and was the recipient of Canadian Foundation for the Americas media fellowship, which took her to Argentina. Sarah later worked as a consultant and freelance magazine writer. Her articles appeared in publications such as the Georgia Straight, the Tyee, Report on Business Magazine, BC Business Magazine, Focus Magazine, Monday Magazine, and the Toronto Star. Sarah’s feature writing has earned her a Vancouver Press Club Award, a BC Journalism Award and two Western Magazine Awards. Between 2006 and 2015 Sarah worked as strategy and communications director for Sierra Club BC and as the senior conservation program manager for the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, a science-based organization that seeks to connect and protect habitat so that people and nature can thrive. Sarah is the author of the forthcoming book Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand Against Big Hydro (UBC Press, Spring 2018).

Stories by Sarah Cox