Comprised of four of British Columbia's major newspaper regions, BC North, BC South, Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland, Black Press serves small communities like Barriere and Sooke as well as British Columbia's major urban centres, Victoria and Vancouver. Its papers are widely read in some of the fastest-growing communities in Canada, like Kelowna, Nanaimo and Surrey.
Black Press is home to some of the oldest, most trusted newspapers in the province, like the Chilliwack Progress, founded in 1891, and the Ashcroft Journal, which first published in 1895, and modern, cosmopolitan voices like WE, in Vancouver.
Black Press' urban, suburban and rural newspapers provide readers with a superior blend of localized news coverage that is recognized with numerous international, national and provincial editorial awards every year. They invest in relevant, high quality journalism that affects the lives of readers and the communities they serve.