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Vancity CEO Tamara Vrooman to become Vancouver Airport Authority chief

Vancity CEO Tamara Vrooman to become Vancouver Airport Authority chief

VANCOUVER — The chief executive of Vancity is stepping down as head of the credit union to become chief executive of the Vancouver Airport Authority. Tamara Vrooman, who will continue at Vancity until June 30, takes over the new job effective July 1.
StatCan suspends pre-release of jobs data to key government officials after leak

StatCan suspends pre-release of jobs data to key government officials after leak

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is suspending the pre-release of its jobs report to a select group of government officials after a leak of the numbers last week.
Cirque du Soleil founder considering participating in company's rescue

Cirque du Soleil founder considering participating in company's rescue

MONTREAL — Three months after selling his stake, Cirque du Soleil's founder is considering the possibility of getting involved in the rescue of the entertainment company that's been greatly weakened by the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Hillary Clinton pays tribute to late CEO of Simon & Schuster

NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton is mourning the death of Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy, whose publishing house has been working with Clinton since she was first lady in the 1990s.
Happy golfers, anxious commuters as England eases lockdown

Happy golfers, anxious commuters as England eases lockdown

LONDON — The sound of crisply struck golf balls could be heard in England for the first time in nearly two months as courses reopened Wednesday, part of a modest easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
US wholesale prices drop record 1.3% in April

US wholesale prices drop record 1.3% in April

WASHINGTON — Wholesale prices slid a record 1.3% in April led by a 19% plunge in the cost of energy, further signalling the potential threat of deflation in the United States.
Sony's profits dive as stores, cinemas close during pandemic

Sony's profits dive as stores, cinemas close during pandemic

TOKYO — Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. reported Wednesday that its quarterly profit tumbled as the coronavirus pandemic delayed music and movie releases and disrupted product supply chains.
Fauci warns: More death, econ damage if US reopens too fast

Fauci warns: More death, econ damage if US reopens too fast

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
Virus consipracy-theory video shows challenges for big tech

Virus consipracy-theory video shows challenges for big tech

CHICAGO — One by one, tech companies across Silicon Valley scrambled to take down a slickly produced video of a discredited researcher peddling a variety of conspiracy theories about the coronavirus. It was all too late.
Boeing goes another month without a single airliner order

Boeing goes another month without a single airliner order

Boeing failed to sell a single commercial airplane but saw orders for 108 planes cancelled in April as a sharp drop in air travel erased any demand among airlines for new jetliners.