Jo Boxwell

Jo Boxwell is a writer, video editor, history graduate and newcomer to northern British Columbia who enjoys exploring local stories.

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🔍Read Full ArticleUnlocking

Unlocking

🕔Feb 17, 2018

A beautiful piece of short fiction by Jo Boxwell

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🔍Read Full ArticleTrue Coldness

True Coldness

🕔Nov 25, 2016

It is being on the edge of everything; being in the North, experiencing true coldness, even fleetingly from the deck of a cozy home in a warming climate.

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🔍Read Full ArticleSmall Town Love: Rekindling the romance with our local businesses

Small Town Love: Rekindling the romance with our local businesses

🕔Oct 09, 2014

Ever been to Yarn and Sew On?

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🔍Read Full ArticlePerception Problem

Perception Problem

🕔Feb 27, 2017

Prince George’s reputation for crime is a harsh reality for some and a bizarre background for others.

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🔍Read Full ArticlePassing Through

Passing Through

🕔Mar 09, 2018

Yawning and leg stretching at the visitor centre. The city connects highways and breaks up a train route, but the distances are vast. Some travellers collect brochures and pile them in their car doors. Others invest in small mementos: a printed mug or a wooden Mr. PG. A few leave behind their stories.

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🔍Read Full ArticleOptimism in the Face of Impending Disaster

Optimism in the Face of Impending Disaster

🕔Sep 11, 2017

There is plenty to fear these days. And yet, all across northern BC people are shaping a future for themselves, for their children, and for their communities. Jo Boxwell shares some of their stories and their optimistic outlook.

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🔍Read Full ArticleLife in Dead Places

Life in Dead Places

🕔Oct 03, 2016

Morels like dead places. Brains on the outside. Greyish honeycombs on stems. That’s what we have in common. We aren’t pretty and we thrive in dead places.

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🔍Read Full ArticleDiversity, adversity and prosperity:  A colourful history meant ups and downs for BC immigrants

Diversity, adversity and prosperity:  A colourful history meant ups and downs for BC immigrants

🕔Aug 04, 2014

In the mid- to late-1800s, northern BC’s non-aboriginal population exploded.

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🔍Read Full ArticleCreative Space

Creative Space

🕔May 04, 2018

Whatever we create, the environment we are in leaves an imprint on our work. Many artists crave isolation during the creative process, but some encourage outsiders to interrupt and even influence the direction of the pieces. Six northern BC artists discuss their creative spaces and what makes them so significant to the work they produce.

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🔍Read Full ArticleCasse-Tête

Casse-Tête

🕔May 01, 2017

Collaborations on experimental music

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