The Province is a Canadian daily newspaper in tabloid format. It is published Monday to Saturday in Vancouver and is published by the Pacific Newspaper Group Inc., a subsidiary of the media group Postmedia Network. With 520 100 readers The Province is the most widely read newspaper in British Columbia. In 2001, the average print run of 167 746 copies.
The newspaper was first published in 1888 and was acquired in 1923 by the family Southam. 1945 the printer in a six- week long strike. Until then, The Province 's best-selling newspaper in the city had been before the Vancouver Sun and News Herald. As a result of the strike The Province lost a large market share. In response to ever-increasing costs of production Province and Sun closed in 1957 together with the Company Pacific Press.