Monday -- in New York, U.S. stock and bond markets are closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the wholesale trade figures for November and the travel between Canada and other countries for November.
Tuesday -- in Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the retail trade figures for November and job vacancies for October. In Montreal, CN Railway releases fourth-quarter and year-end results. In Toronto electronics maker Celestica will hold its fourth-quarter conference call.
Wednesday -- in Ottawa, the Bank of Canada holds a lock-up for the overnight rate and the Monetary Policy Report. In Whistler, B.C. CIBC's 16th annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference. HudBay Minerals Inc. presents.
Thursday -- in Waterloo, Ont., corporate software producer Open Text Corp. releases second-quarter results. In Washington, the U.S. Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates; and the Conference Board releases leading indicators for December.
Friday -- in Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the consumer price index for December. In Washington, the U.S. Commerce Department releases new home sales for December.
QNET, Write It Right 1: High Performance Business Writing, Suite 660, 175 Hargrave St. 204-949-4999, email@example.com, www.qnet.ca . Fee: $319 members, $399 non-members.
Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Research and Exploration, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: 204-988-1860 or www.wecm.ca . Fee: $50.
Jan. 22, Feb. 26, March 26, April 23, May 22: United Way five-part series Succession Planning for Non Profits, The Learning Centre, 580 Main St. Information: 204-924-4225 orwww.unitedwaywinnipeg.ca/session/succession-planning/ . Fee $285.
Metro Club, Business Networking with René Saurette, RS Express Ltd., 11:45 a.m., Hotel Fort Garry Spa & Conference Centre, 222 Broadway. Information: http://www.themetroclub.com. Fee: $22.35.
Business Networking International -- Business Owners Winnipeg Winter Club -- 2nd floor, 200 River Ave., 204-452-3331, every Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.
Leadership Development Life Science Association of Manitoba, Boardroom 4, 1000 Waverley St., 204-272-5095, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.lsam.ca . Fee: $175 members, $225 non-members.
Jan. 23, 30: QNET Certificate in Change Management, Suite 660, 175 Hargrave St. Information: 204-949-4999, email@example.com, www.qnet.ca. Fee: $1,495 members, $1,795 non-members.
Kick-Start Your Food Product Idea, 9:30 a.m., Ag Society Red Barn, Highway 236 and Road 75N, Register: 204-467-4700. Fee: $20.
Investors Group Winnipeg Downtown Career presentation Do Your 2013 Resolutions Include Finding A New Career?, 5:30 p.m., 444 St. Mary Ave., 9th floor. RSVP: Janet Krawchuk, firstname.lastname@example.org, 943-6828 ext. 300 or 1-866-285-2969 ext. 300.
Rotary Club of Winnipeg West meeting Mensheds with Doug Mackie, 12:15-1:30 pm.,Canad Inns Polo Park. Information: 204-889-2156. Fee: $15.
United Way, program evaluation workshop Interviews and Focus Groups, the Learning Centre, 580 Main St. 204-924-4225 or www.unitedwaywinnipeg.ca/session/program-evaluation-workshop-interviews-and-focus-groups . Fee $50.
Jan. 29: Executive Forums' breakfast briefing session Top Executives Growing Business through Advisory Board Power, 7:30-9:30 a.m., Winnipeg Winter Club. Register: Dr. Lana 204-960-7056 or email@example.com by Jan. 25. Fee: $20.
Jan. 29: FoodSafe, Certificate Level 1 Food Handler Training Program, 9 a.m., McLeod Education Centre, 530 McLeod Ave.
Jan. 29: Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE) and KPMG Family Ties -- Canadian Business in the Family Way, 7:30 a.m., Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion St. Information: 204-233-4475. Free.
Jan. 29: Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) Manitoba RoundTable Gifts of Stock and Life Insurance -- Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask! with Kari O'Reilly, Scott Sadler, DeWayne Osborn, 7:30 a.m., Winnipeg Winter Club. Register: http://www.cagp-acpdp.org/en/roundtable/manitoba.aspx. Fee: $30 members, $45 non-members.