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Today's opening numbers:

 

TSX  14,393.10

Dow  16,412.71

Nasdaq  4,127.73

Dollar  91.07 cents US

 

-- Today -- In Quebec City, the Quebec provincial election is held. In Ottawa, the Bank of Canada releases the spring issue of the Business Outlook Survey and Senior Loan Officer Survey. In Toronto, Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver speaks to the Canadian Club of Toronto.

-- Tuesday -- In Charlottetown, Finance Minister Wes Sheridan of Prince Edward Island will deliver the provincial budget. In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the building permits for February and the characteristics of international overnight travellers for the third quarter of 2013. In Kelowna, B.C., Scotiabank holds its annual general meeting.

-- Wednesday -- In Toronto, Fairfax Financial Holdings will hold its annual meeting. In Montreal, dollar-store operator Dollarama Inc. releases fourth-quarter results prior to markets opening. In Washington, the U.S. Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for February and the Federal Reserve releases minutes from its March interest-rate meeting.

-- Thursday -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the new housing price index for February. In Calgary, National Bank holds its annual general meeting and Shaw Communications Inc. releases second-quarter results. In Toronto, former newspaper baron Conrad Black asks the Ontario Securities Commission for a stay of proceedings, or alternatively, for directions regarding the scope of issues involving a case with him and former Hollinger director John Boultbee.

-- Friday -- In Washington, the Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for March. In Toronto, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa speaks to the Economic Club of Canada. In Washington, the U.S. Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for March.

 

TUESDAY

Business Plan: Research and Exploration, Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba, 100-207 Donald St., 204-988-1860, 5:30 p.m. $50.

Write it Right 1: High-Performance Business Writing, QNET, 660-175 Hargrave St., 204-949-4999, mail@qnet.ca, www.qnet.ca.

 

WEDNESDAY

Editing Skills for Managers, Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South, 2935 Pembina Hwy., 1 p.m. Register: 204-221-0584 or administration@eclectic.ca or www.eclectic.ca/services/learning-options/workshops. $150.

Writing Email that Works, Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South, 2935 Pembina Hwy., 9 a.m. Register: 204-221-0584 or administration@eclectic.ca or www.eclectic.ca/services/learning-options/workshops. $150.

10 Reasons to use Coaching, Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave., 7:30 a.m., with Joyce Odidison at the BNI Business Networking breakfast. Register: 204-668-5283. $15.

Coach Training Summer Intensive Program, Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc., 13-875 Gateway Rd., noon, with Joyce Odidison. Register: 204-668-5283 or www.iwsci.com. $675.

Who Will Look After Your Organization When You Can't -- Creating a Backup Plan, Manitoba Tourism Education Council, 75 Scurfield Blvd., 204-957-7437, 9 a.m. Complimentary.

Business Networking International Nexus Chapter, Centro Caboto Centre, 1055 Wilkes Ave., noon, with Shane Caranay, Caranay Cleaning Corp. Topic: Stains -- removable or not? $17.

 

THURSDAY

Tools for the Speaking Business, Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave., 5:30 p.m., with Richard Lannon, BraveWorld, and Sharon Evans, Firefli Media. $49.

Communication Skills For Business, Manitoba Tourism Education Council, 75 Scurfield Blvd., 204-957-7437, 9 a.m. Complimentary.

 

FRIDAY

Coaching Fundamentals of Wellness Improvement Tele-course, Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc., 13-875 Gateway Rd., noon, with Joyce Odidison. Register: 204-668-5283 or www.iwsci.com. Free.

Self-confidence in a Snap, Manitoba Tourism Education Council, 75 Scurfield Blvd., 204-957-7437, 9 a.m. Complimentary.

 

SUNDAY

April 23: Women's Canadian Club of Winnipeg luncheon, RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, noon to 1:30 p.m., with Susan Maccaulay on Clarity over Clutter. Reservations: April 14-17, 204-663-5657 or wccwinnipeg@gmail.com. $22 members, $25 non-members/guests.

 

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Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 7, 2014 B7

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