This story is part of Black Press Media’s 2019 Year in Review. Celebrate the end of a decade by taking a look back through our top stories by clicking here.
Fires, protests, celebrations – 2019 was a busy year.
Through it all, Black Press Media journalists were in communities big and small, capturing the moments most don’t get the chance to see.
We asked our roughly 250 reporters from across the province to reflect on the year and share their favourite pieces of work – some painful, some jubilant, some inspiring.
Here are our best news photographs, and why the photographer behind the lens felt it was important to share with the world: