Corkscrew roller coaster at Playland comes to a permanent halt

The ride is being sold to make way for an expansion of the park

VIDEO: 4 pups of endangered species of wolf born at Chicago zoo

The wolves have over the years been driven to the brink of extinction by hunting

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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world, week of April 15th
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court

Instagram launches test to make ‘like’ counts private for some Canadian users

Users will be able to see the like counts on their upload, but will be concealed for others

‘Swole’, ‘buzzy’ among new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

Latest additions include mostly new words, or phrases, with some old words offering new meanings

Cat people are more neurotic than dog people, study finds

A University of Texas studies the differences between dog people and cat people

Update: BC Ferries boat goes to high bid of $210,000

Howe Sound Queen will continue to operate until June

Keep pets away from gardens to prevent food-borne illness

Many of the pathogens affecting food safety come from the intestinal systems of animals

Canada’s Viola Desmond $10 bill named best banknote in the world

Bill marks growing recognition of first black person to appear on regularly circulating Canadian banknote

Story of Thailand cave boys’ rescue coming to Netflix

Netflix says it will join with production company for Crazy Rich Asians to make a film about dramatic rescue

Buy BC: Eat Drink Local campaign returns in May

The month long campaign celebrates and encourages residents to buy local

Fashion Fridays: How to style your white blouse

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

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VIDEO: Timelapse shows ‘tiny specs’ of how Vancouver has changed since 1984

To celebrate Earth Week, Google Earth releases timelapses showing population growth from bird’s eye view

Be wary of robot emotions; ‘simulated love is never love’

Research has shown that people have a tendency to project human traits onto robots

VIDEO: Killer whales hunt for seals in Vancouver harbour

Bigg’s killer whales feed on marine mammals like seals, sea lions, dolphins and even other whales

VIDEO: Large dust devil swirls through town in B.C.’s interior

Residents look on as column climbs about 90 feet into the air

Fashion production is modern slavery: 5 things you can do to help now

Globalization, fast fashion, economies of scale, social media and offshore production causing overconsumption

Can you put your phone down for Mother’s Day?

#DiningMode campaign encourages people to leave the phone alone while eating