Sarah Cox

B.C. Legislative Reporter

Sarah Cox is an author, journalist and public speaker based in Victoria, B.C. Born in Quebec, Sarah also lived in Alberta and Ontario before moving to B.C. as a teenager. 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’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 is the author of the critically acclaimed 2018 book Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand Against Big Hydro. Published by On Point Press, an imprint of UBC Press, the book chronicles the on-going fight by farmers and First Nations to protect the Peace River Valley from a large hydro dam. 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.

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