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This week in business:
Today -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases Canada's international transactions in securities for September. In Washington, the National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for November.
Tuesday -- In Toronto, Sears Canada and George Weston Ltd. release third-quarter results. In Calgary, TransCanada Corp. hosts annual Investor Day. In Washington, the U.S. Labor Department releases the third-quarter employment cost index and Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke speaks at the National Economists Club.
Wednesday -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases wholesale trade for September and Health Reports 2012. In Toronto, the Teranet-National Bank National Composite House Price Index releases its October results. In Washington, the U.S. Commerce Department releases retail sales data for October and the Labor Department releases the consumer price index for October.
Thursday -- In Montreal, Gildan Activewear and Tembec will release fourth-quarter results. In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases employment insurance figures for September. In Washington, the U.S. Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims and producer price index for October.
Friday -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the retail trade figures for September and the consumer price index for October. In Washington, the U.S. Labor Department releases job openings and labour turnover survey for September.
Analysis and Evaluation, Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba, 100-207 Donald St., 204-988-1860, 5:30 p.m. $50.
Becoming a Life Coach, Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc., 13-875 Gateway Rd., 6 p.m. with Joyce Odidison. Register: 204 668-5283, email@example.com, www.iwsci.com. Free.
Business Planning Workshop, Millennium Library, Buchwald Room, 251 Donald St., 204-487-6117, 9 a.m. Register: www.embevents.ca. $60.
Write it Right 1: High-Performance Business Writing, QNET Training Room, Suite 660, 175 Hargrave St., 204-949-4999, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.qnet.ca, 8:15 a.m. $329, $399.
Self-Confidence in a Snap, Manitoba Tourism Education Council, 75 Scurfield Blvd., Unit 3, 204-957-7437, email@example.com, www.mtec.mb.ca, 9 a.m. Complimentary.
Advertising Association of Winnipeg screening of Cannes Lions International Advertising, 5-7 p.m. pre-event at Rudy's Eat and Drink; 7:30 p.m, Cannes Lions, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd. Lise 204-831-1077. $10 members and students, $12 non-members.
Metro Club Business Networking, Hotel Fort Garry Spa & Conference Centre, 222 Broadway, 204 942-8251, www.themetroclub.com, 11:45 a.m. with Kelly Gosselin, Flo-Pro Plumbing & Mechanical Solutions. Information: René Saurette 204-697-3902. $22.35.
Working Capital Management seminar, Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre, 250-240 Graham Ave., noon. Register: http://www.canadabusiness.mb.ca/events-seminars. Free.
Anger Management Coaching, Interpersonal Wellness Serices Inc., 13-875 Gateway Rd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. with Joyce Odidison. Register: 204-668-5283 or http://www.interpersonalwellness.com/anger-management-coaching. $55.
Business Network International - BNI Nexus Chapter, Centro Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave., noon with Shane Caranay, Caranay Cleaning Corp. Topic: We clean, you shine. $17.
ICD Manitoba luncheon, Manitoba Club, 194 Broadway, noon. Making Breakfast for Goldilocks: Developing Strategy in a Crown Corporation, with panellists Liz Watson, Paul Vogt, Chuck Sanderson, Carol Bellringer and moderator Brian Hayward. Register: Donna firstname.lastname@example.org or www.icd.ca. $50 members, $60 non-members.
Nov. 20-22: Manitoba Mining and Minerals Convention 2013 presented by Manitoba Mineral Resources, Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave. Register: www.mineralsconvention.com, 204-945-6558 or email@example.com. Fees: $200, students $25. Free admittance Friday 2-4 p.m.
Anger Management Coaching, Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc., 13-875 Gateway Rd, 204 668-5283, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.interpersonalwellness.com, 6 p.m. with Joyce Odidison. Register: 204-668-5283, email@example.com or http://www.interpersonalwellness.com/anger-management-coaching. $55.
CPBI Manitoba breakfast seminar, Mental Health and the National Psychological Standard for the Workplace with Cori Lawson-Roberts, Manulife Financial, Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway, 7:30 a.m. $45 members, $95 non-members.
Your Business Plan: Getting Started Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre, 250-240 Graham Ave., 9 a.m. Register: http://www.canadabusiness.mb.ca/events-seminars. Free.
Making Tradeshows Work for You, Canad Inns Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Ave., Nov. 22, 8 a.m. with Bill Teerhuis, trade specialist, Manitoba Trade and Darlene Dolinski, project manager, Uniquely Manitoba. Register: www.embevents.ca. $25.
CAPS Manitoba Marketing for the Experienced Speaker, Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave., 8:30 a.m. with Lois Creamer. First-time guests free. AGM in a.m. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Start a Business in Manitoba, Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre, 250-240 Graham Ave., 9:30 a.m. Information: http://www.canadabusiness.mb.ca/events-seminars. Free.
Workplace Wellness Assistance Program Information Session, Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Chamber of Winnipeg Signature boardroom, 2nd Flr., 259 Portage Ave. Register: email@example.com or 204-668-5283. Free.
Nov. 25-26: Project Management: A Practical Approach, QNET Training Room, 175 Hargrave St., Suite 660, 204-949-4999, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.qnet.ca, 8:05 a.m. $599, $699.
Nov. 26-27: Shared Visions presents Crucial Accountability, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Canad Inns Fort Garry. Register: 877-341-7323. $995.
Nov. 27: LinkedIn for Business Owners and Professionals, Canad Inns Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Ave., 8:30 a.m. with Dominic Blais and Roger Miranda, co-owners of Digital Relay. Register: www.embevents.ca. $25.
Nov. 27: Metro Club Business Networking, Hotel Fort Garry Spa & Conference Centre, 222 Broadway, 204 942-8251, www.themetroclub.com, 11:45 a.m. with Alan Gray, Vacuflo. Information: René Saurette 204-697-3902.
Nov. 27: Social Media Kick Starter -- Part 1: Marketing seminar, Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre, 250-240 Graham Ave., 1 p.m. Register: http://www.canadabusiness.mb.ca/events-seminars. Free.
Nov. 27: United Way of Winnipeg presents Charity Law -- Introduction, 580 Main St., 9 a.m. with Jan Lederman, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman. Information: http://unitedwaywinnipeg.ca/session/charlaw13-intro/ or Linda 204-924-4225. $50.
Nov. 27: Business Networking International, Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave., 11:50 a.m. Hear James Kautz, move co-ordinator for Howards Moving, give sound advice on the safest and most efficient way to conduct your move... across the street or across the country. $15.
Nov. 28: CAPS Manitoba -- ProTrac 2013/14, Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave., 5:30-6:30 p.m. Orientation and overview of the ProTrac program, 7-9 p.m. Information: Dianne McCoy 204-345-5092 or John Hindle email@example.com
Nov. 28: Disaster Recovery Information Exchange Central Networking Event, Canad Inns Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Ave., 5 p.m. Register: http://www.driecentral.org/current.html. $10.
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