The Province Newspaper

The Province – a Rare Medium, Well Done

With a storied past and an engaging presence, The Province is a bold, edgy and irreverent force that helps shape B.C.’s future. For more than a century, we have laughed, cried and cheered with you while chronicling B.C.’s triumphs and tragedies. Honed by editorial quality, integrity and fairness, The Province today reaches close to one million print and online readers every week.

Daily Sections

Local News

The Province offers readers the local news that matters most to them.  We cover issues from the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and B.C. that our readers care about.
From crime in your neighbourhood to transit and traffic issues, we focus on the things that make a difference to people’s lives.  Turn to us for breaking news and news you can use.


In changing times, consumers can go so many places to get their news. But sports fans have never stopped turning to Province Sports. A section that has won awards for being one of the best in North America is an ambitious, comprehensive and fun read. Whether it’s the Canucks or the Lions, Province Sports’ coverage of hockey and football rank among the best in Canada — and perhaps no paper in the country covers high school and university sports the way The Province does. Hard-hitting columnists, passionate beat writers and detailed stats are delivered every day in Province Sports, in-paper and online. Go Big, Province Sports.

Live It!

A must-read for anyone looking for expert advice on everything from trends in fashion and beauty to health and parenting, Live It! delivers news that readers can use in their everyday lives.


Sold-out stadium show? Check. Community theatre production? Check. The Province E-Today section is your ticket to events big and small around Metro Vancouver. From art exhibits and dance performances to concerts and club gigs, we’ve got the local entertainment scene covered. On Tuesdays we put the focus on music with our Ultrasound page featuring a local music column and new album reviews, along with the Province Playlist and its 10 free downloadable songs. On Thursdays, it’s all about planning your week with the comprehensive E-Weekend section, filled with stories and listings. And on Fridays, we make the leap to the big screen, offering all the new movie news you can use. Plus, our daily Dish page serves up the latest celebrity shenanigans.


The Province’s business section covers the world of finance and how it affects our readers and local businesses. We cover interesting new small businesses and major stories affecting B.C.’s and Canada’s biggest corporations. From the housing market to the lumber market, we’ve got it covered.

Daily Sections – Breakdown



On the Editorial Pages, Gordon Clark offers up humorous insights into regular life and issues of the day in his weekly column, Gordzilla in the City.


Pick up Sports for blockbuster coverage of Sunday’s action. From Howard Tsumura’s take on high-school and university sports to Ed Willes’ popular Monday Morning Musings column, we’re all over the pros and the amateurs. Football fans will love our snappy roundup of the NFL’s big day.

Live It!

Every Monday, we serve up: delicious recipes or a fashion feature, as well as relationship advice from columnist Ellie Tesher and a daily health tip.

MONEYOur focus is on personal financial advice. If you need to learn about the new tax-free savings accounts, or how to get the most out of your RRSP, turn to this weekly package.  We also profile a local small business each week in our Meet Your Merchant column.



During the NHL season, we serve up the complete stats. And the Kurtenbloggers, provide their unique take on the world of sports.NEWSB.C. politics brought to you by Victoria-based columnist Mike Smyth.  Runs every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.E-TODAYThe E-Today section hits all the right notes with Ultrasound. Local bands get their time to shine with The Garage, a weekly column.LIVE IT!Vancouver-based fashionista Susie Wall shows readers how to incorporate celebrity-inspired looks into their own wardrobes.



Kent Gilchrist goes big on golf, while Steve Ewen and Marc Weber provide analysis and insight on the Vancouver Giants and the issues affecting junior hockey.


In the mood to go out tonight? Our daily E-List column looks at what’s going on around town, from well-reviewed plays to must-see concerts, from artist receptions to the hottest nightclubs.

Live It!

Vancouver-based kinesiologist and personal trainer Rob Williams delivers practical advice on improving your fitness.Plus: A healthy recipe; health advice from the You Docs; Ellie Tesher’s relationship and family column.



Our listings package includes the latest plays, art exhibitions, concerts and community events from Vancouver to the Fraser Valley. Meanwhile, the Wine Guy cleanses the palate with his weekly bottle selections.


When pigskin’s in season, we preview every B.C. Lions home game with the special Blitz section, which covers the team and the CFL. Plus, get ready for the NFL weekend with Mike Halford and Jason Brough’s super spread.

Live It!

We’ve got fashion and beauty covered with expert advice on style, makeup and the latest trends.



Ed Willes and Tony Gallagher write football and hockey, and Lowell Ullrich sets up the Lions’ weekend. Canadian legend Bob Lenarduzzi also writes Goooaaal! — covering soccer from the local pitches to the fields in England, Spain, Brazil and beyond. And Howard Tsumura offers Campus Corner, which highlights the best and brightest of university athletes across the province.

Live It!

Tantalizing and timely recipes, from appetizers to entrees to desserts. Plus, daily health advice from the You Docs and Ellie Tesher’s advice column.


Our E-Movies section goes big on films with reviews of every new release, from the superhero popcorn flick to the Oscar contender to the chic foreign flick. And find out what those movie stars are doing off screen with the latest celebrity gossip in The Dish.



Turn to our Sunday paper for an in-depth look at local issues. We also have a weekly obituary telling the life story of a B.C. resident.


Big, big, big sports. Big on the Canucks, big on the Lions, big on the NFL, baseball, basketball and more. Full high school and university coverage, and all the reports — and the stats — from the European soccer leagues. And, once a month during the hockey season, we give you the White Towel, a special section dedicated to all things Canuck.moneyEvery Sunday our Money front-page features an in-depth look at a local business or issue.

Live It!

On a page devoted to parents, Vancouver parenting coach Lisa Bunnage offers advice and information to parents of children of all ages, from babies to teens. Parents can also benefit from tried-and-true techniques shared by moms and dads in our Kid Tips column.Plus: We offer readers a chance to show off their little ones in our “Baby It’s You” photo of the week.


This week’s Pop Forecast with Chris Lackner,
Power Play – Paul Chapman’s ultimate guide to video gaming,
Glen Schaefer’s Behind the Screens column and much more on the world of Entertainment.
Our Animals page features a pet of the week and helpful advice to pet owners.
Opening Lines shares the first pages of a different featured book each week.
Georgia Nicols is more accurate with her Horoscope predictions than Environment Canada!
But we’ve got that too.

Weekly Sections


Driving puts readers behind the wheel of the latest cars and trucks, looks at what new products are on the drawing board and brings you the latest automotive news from around the world.

Sunday Homes

Sunday Homes delivers information about new developments, decorating trends, gardening advice and all the tips you need to make your home your castle.


Travel the world every Sunday and Tuesday. Like a literary GPS, the travel sections guide readers to the destination of their choice – whether around the province or across the world..


Looking for advice on how to get a job – or how to get ahead in the job you’re in – turn to Working every Sunday. Filled with practical tips, job advice and interesting vocations, this section is a must-read for anyone who needs to work for a living.

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