Media Resources

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Copies of the major provincial daily newspapers are delivered to Members during Legislative Assembly sitting periods. The Legislative Assembly covers the cost of these newspaper subscriptions. Newspaper subscriptions for Ministers’ offices are paid for by the respective Ministry.

Newspaper databases and custom media-monitoring services are available from the Legislative Library. Current newspapers from around the province as well as magazines are available in print format in the Library Reading Room. The Legislative Library also offers digital access to publications including The Globe and Mail, Times Colonist, Vancouver Sun, The Province, and more via PressReader, a full-colour database that contains more than 7,000 publications from over 120 countries.

The Library’s B.C. Daily News Update is a roundup of B.C.’s top political news stories from the Times Colonist, Vancouver Sun, and The Province, as well as local community newspapers across the province. B.C. Today is a daily report on B.C.’s provincial legislature, and provides coverage of the work of the House and committees. Both newsletters can be delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. Contact llbc.news@leg.bc.ca to subscribe.

Today’s News Online (TNO) is a government media-monitoring service that provides on-line access to selected clippings from provincial and community newspapers, television and radio broadcasts, and social media. For subscription information, Members should contact their caucus.