The University of British Columbia library recently completed the digitization of historic British Columbia newspapers and has made the metadata available to Canadiana for accessing them through the Canadiana Discovery Portal.
There are 24 community papers spanning from 1865 to 1924. There are 8862 issues in total and over 45,000 pages.
Here are the names of the newspapers:
Bella Coola Courier
Boundary Creek Times
British Columbia Record
Cariboo Sentinel (Barkerville)
Daily Building Record (Vancouver)
Daily Ledger (Ladysmith)
Grand Forks Sun
Hot Springs News (Ainsworth)
Kootenay Mail (Revelstoke)
Ledge (Nakusp, New Denver, Fernie)
Mining Review (Sandon)
Prospector (Fort Steele)