B.C.R.D.H. exists to improve access to copies of regional historical resources including photographs, textual documents and publications from participating BC memory institutions.
There’s a year-by-year list of projects funded at https://ikblc.ubc.ca/initiatives/bcdigitinfo/.
They include a digital newspaper collections. Material added in 2021 included the Prince Rupert Daily News (1911-2009), Summerland Review (1946-1967), Nelson Daily News (1936-1947), Kootenay Express (1988-2000), Abbotsford, Sumas, & Matsqui News (1922-1945).
If your research is in BC check to see if a local newspaper of interest was digitized in prior years.