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Opening numbers:

TSX 12,768.83Dow 14,009.79Nasdaq 3,179.098Dollar 100.35

Today -- In Toronto, the BlackBerry Experience Forum launches with the first of a 14 city-tour. BlackBerry will showcase the newly launched BB10 platform and BB Enterprise Service 10 to enterprise and government. Forum will also hit Montreal, Vancouver, Washington, D.C., New York City, San Francisco and Chicago.

Tuesday -- In Montreal, Yellow Media Ltd. will report its fourth-quarter results. In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the stocks of principal field crops for December. In Toronto, BlackBerry president and CEO Thorsten Heins speaks to the Empire Club of Canada. In Calgary, Suncor Energy releases fourth-quarter earnings report.

Wednesday -- In Montreal, Gildan Activewear Inc. releases first-quarter results. In Toronto, Canaccord Financial Inc. holds its third-quarter conference call, and TMX Group Ltd. and Intact Financial Corp. release fourth-quarter results. In Calgary, Husky Energy Inc., Suncor Energy and WestJet release fourth-quarter results.

Thursday -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases building permits for December. In Toronto, BCE, Shoppers Drug Mart Corp., Cineplex Inc., Manulife Financial and Just Energy Group Inc. release fourth-quarter results. In Winnipeg, Great-West Lifeco Inc. holds a conference call to discuss fourth-quarter and year-end results released earlier in the day.

Friday -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the labour-force survey for January and the Canadian international merchandise trade figures for December, and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. releases preliminary housing-start data for January. In Saskatoon, uranium producer Cameco Inc. releases fourth-quarter and year-end results after markets close.

TUESDAY

Executive Forums' preview briefing session, Top Executives Growing Business through Advisory Board Power, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Winnipeg Winter Club.

Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Marketing Part I, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 204-988-1860. Fee: $50.

WEDNESDAY

Kick Start Your Food Product Idea workshop, 9:30 a.m., Riverbank Discovery Centre, 1-545 Conservation Dr. Register: 204-483-2153. Fee: $20.

Metro Club Business networking with Bill Ladyman, BMO Nesbitt Burns, 11:45 a.m., Fort Garry Hotel Spa & Conference Centre, 222 Broadway. Information: http://www.themetroclub.com. Fee: $22.35.

Business Network International - Nexus Chapter presentation Unique and Decorative Wedding Ideas, with Julie Pritchard, The Floral Fixx, noon-1:30 p.m., Centro Caboto, 1055 Wilkes Ave.

THURSDAY

Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Welcome to Business, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 204-988-1860.

Advocis Winnipeg presents Protect Your Practice, 7:30 a.m., Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave. Fee: $75 members, $125 non-members.

Feb. 7 or 21: Sales Expert workshop Fundamentals of Selling, with Dan Debreuil, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Best Western hotel, 1714 Pembina Hwy. Register: 204-254-5136. Fee: $229.

COMING SOON

Feb. 12: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Marketing Part II, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 204-988-1860. Fee: $50.

Feb. 13: The Life Science Association of Manitoba awards gala with keynote speaker James Robbins, 5:30 p.m., Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave. Fee: $125 members, $150 non-members.

Feb. 13-14: IQ9000 Ltd. course 2013 ISO 9001:2008 Internal Auditor, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 220-530 Kenaston Blvd. Register: iq9000.com/courses.htm. Fee: $795.

Feb. 14: United Way Stronger Together -- Leading and Managing in a Unionized Environment in Non-profits, The Learning Centre, 580 Main St. 204-924-4225 or www.unitedwaywinnipeg.ca/session/stronger-together-leading-and-managing-in-a-unionized-environment. Fee: $125.

Feb. 15: Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre late-lunch show With a Little Help from Your Friends: An Introduction to Crowdfunding, with Todd Besant, 1 p.m., 250-240 Graham Ave. Free.

Feb. 19: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Operations Planning, Risk Analysis, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 204-988-1860. Fee: $50.

Feb. 20-21: IQ9000 Ltd. course Yellow Belt Lean Six Sigma, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 220-530 Kenaston Blvd. Register: iq9000.com/courses.htm. Fee: $895.

Feb. 21: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Business Tax -- What You Need to Know, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 204-988-1860. Fee: $35.

Feb. 25- March 1: IQ9000 Ltd. course Green Belt Lean Six Sigma, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 220-530 Kenaston Blvd. Register: iq9000.com/courses.htm. Fee: $2899.

Feb. 26: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Financial Planning and Management, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 204-988-1860. Fee: $50.

March 7: Building Better Board Bylaws and Board Member Handbooks, with Priti Shah, PRAXIS Conflict Consulting, 9 a.m., Best Western Charterhouse Hotel, 220 York Ave. Register: 204-477-5985 or www.praxisconsulting.ca. Fee: $125.

March 7: Effective Meetings-Agendas, Materials, Minutes, Rules of Procedure and More, with Priti Shah of PRAXIS Conflict Consulting, 1-4 p.m., Best Western Charterhouse Hotel. Register: 204-477-5985 or www.praxisconsulting.ca. Fee: $125.

March 7: Legal Duties and Liabilities of Boards: What Every Board Member Should Know, with Priti Shah of PRAXIS Conflict Consulting, 9 a.m., Best Western Charterhouse Hotel. Register: 204-477-5985 or www.praxisconsulting.ca. Fee: $250.

March 7: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Welcome to Business, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 204-988-1860.

March 12: 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.

March 19: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Analysis and Evaluation, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 204-988-1860. Fee: $50.

March 21: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Financial Planning and Management, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 204-988-1860. Fee: $35.

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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 4, 2013 B5

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