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Top business stories of the week (Jan. 30 - Feb.3)

Top business stories of the week (Jan. 30 - Feb.3)

The biggest stories on the Bizwire we've been following this past week
S&P/TSX composite notches slight gain, U.S. stock markets down on strong jobs data

S&P/TSX composite notches slight gain, U.S. stock markets down on strong jobs data

TORONTO — Strength in the energy and technology sectors helped Canada's main stock index climb higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 46.19 points at 20,786.63.
Rob Shaw: Eby offers civil service flexibility – will it help achieve his ambitious agenda?

Rob Shaw: Eby offers civil service flexibility – will it help achieve his ambitious agenda?

Freeland touts opportunities of U.S. Inflation Reduction Act at ministers' meeting

Freeland touts opportunities of U.S. Inflation Reduction Act at ministers' meeting

TORONTO — Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is hosting an in-person meeting today with the provincial and territorial finance ministers in Toronto to discuss issues including the transition to a clean economy, challenges in
'Made-in-Canada system' keeps egg supply stable. But is it also keeping prices high?

'Made-in-Canada system' keeps egg supply stable. But is it also keeping prices high?

Canada's egg industry appears to be quietly sidestepping widespread shortages and wildly spiking prices affecting other countries, and some say supply management is to thank.
Big spending by winners, losers in Metro Vancouver's 2022 municipal elections

Big spending by winners, losers in Metro Vancouver's 2022 municipal elections

Just who spent what during the last B.C. municipal elections?
Tech sector helps lift S&P/TSX composite from energy losses

Tech sector helps lift S&P/TSX composite from energy losses

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index shored itself up against losses in the energy sector for the second day in a row, while U.S. markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 10.61 points at 20,740.44.
NDP urges Alberta government come clean on long-running dalliance to pull out of CPP

NDP urges Alberta government come clean on long-running dalliance to pull out of CPP

EDMONTON — Alberta's Opposition leader says Premier Danielle Smith’s government needs to end its long-running dalliance with pulling the province out of the Canada Pension Plan and come clean on its plans.
GVBOT workforce report targets B.C.'s labour market challenges

GVBOT workforce report targets B.C.'s labour market challenges

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade rolls out road map to address B.C.’s rapidly rising skills deficit and labour shortage
Over 1,000 B.C. family doctors have signed up for the new payment model, says minister

Over 1,000 B.C. family doctors have signed up for the new payment model, says minister

The new payment model was announced last October.
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