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Today's opening numbers:

TSX15,196.31Dow16,553.93Nasdaq4,370.90Dollar 91.15 cents US

Today -- In Mississauga, air freight carrier Cargojet Inc. releases second-quarter results. In Toronto, construction company Aecon Group Inc. releases second-quarter results after markets close.

Tuesday -- In Boucherville, Que., home renovation retailer Rona Inc. discusses second-quarter results. In Lunenburg, N.S. seafood company High Liner Foods Inc. holds a conference call to discuss second-quarter results. In Kingsey Falls, Que., tissue and cardboard maker Cascades Inc. releases second-quarter results.

Wednesday -- In Toronto, investment and private equity firm Onex Corp. holds a webcast to discuss second-quarter results. In Vancouver, mining company Silver Wheaton Corp. releases second-quarter results after markets close. In Washington, the U.S. Commerce Department releases retail sales data for July and business inventories for June.

Thursday -- In Toronto, Danier Leather Inc., Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. and Equitable Group Inc. release second-quarter results. In Montrea,l loyalty rewards company Aimia Inc. discusses second-quarter results. In Washington, the U.S. Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims.

Friday -- In Washington, the U.S. Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for July and the U.S. Federal Reserve releases industrial production for July.

WEDNESDAY

Aug. 13: How to Start a Small Business in Manitoba, World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219 Provencher Blvd., 3rd Floor, 9:30 a.m. Free.

THURSDAY

Aug. 14: BNI Aspire Chapter Meeting, Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave., every Thursday until Dec. 18 -- let business-to-business networking help you build success for you and your company. Meeting cost $17. Reserve: Merle West 204-293-5437.

Aug. 14: Maximizing Efficiency and Profitability with Supply Chain Management, World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219 Provencher Blvd., 3rd Floor, 9 a.m. Register: wtcwinnipeg.com/calendar-of-events or 204-984-2272. Free.

Aug. 14: Welcome to Business, Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba, 100-207 Donald St., 204-988-1860, 6:30 p.m. Free.

Aug. 14: Effective Business Writing People First HR Services, 360 Main Street, peoplefirsthr.com/upcoming-events, 8:30 a.m. Stop writing to write; start writing to be read. Learn how to choose the right medium for the message and how to create clear and precise messages that are interesting to the reader. $400.

COMING SOON

Aug. 20: Brand Strategy Seminar 8 to 9:30 a.m., 6P Marketing, 421 Mulvey Ave. E. Information: 204-474-1654 or 6pmarketing.com/events/brand-strategy-seminar-2014.

Aug. 20: Write Your Business Plan -- Financial Projections World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219 Provencher Blvd, 3rd Floor, 9:30 a.m. Free.

Aug. 21: Quickbooks: Financial Statements & Management Reports with Entrepreneurship Manitoba, Millennium Library, Buchwald Room, 251 Donald St., 204-487-6117, 9 a.m. Register: embevents.ca, 204-945-8200 or 1-855-836-7250. $25.

Aug. 27: Intellectual Property in Canada: What's in it for me? World Trade Centre Winnipeg, 219 Provencher Blvd, 3rd Floor, 9:30 a.m. Register: 204-984-2272 or wtcwinnipeg.com/calendar-of-events. Free.

Oct. 8 & 9: Centrallia Manitoba Club Regent Event Centre & Canad Inns. Fee: $450-$525. Register: mb.centrallia.com.

The Free Press welcomes items for the Business Calendar. They should include the time, date, location and any sponsor and fees. Please enter your information at wfp.to/events. Items can also be mailed to Diane Pratt, Winnipeg Free Press, 1355 Mountain Ave., R2X 3B6, Winnipeg, MB, faxed to 204-697-7412 or emailed (without attachments) to: diane.pratt@freepress.mb.ca. The deadline to submit items is Wednesday.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition August 11, 2014 $sourceSection0

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