This morning's opening numbers:
Dollar 100.45 cents U.S.
This week in business:
Today -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases building permits for March, also stocks of principal field crops for March. In Edmonton, furniture and appliance retailer The Brick Ltd. releases first-quarter results after markets close.
Tuesday -- In Toronto, Uranium One Inc., First Capital Realty Inc., George Weston Ltd. and CI Financial Corp. hold first-quarter earnings conference calls. In Calgary, Trican Well Service Ltd., Canyon Services Group Inc., NAL Energy Corp., and Gibson Energy Inc. release first-quarter results after markets close.
Wednesday -- In Winnipeg, Exchange Income Corp. will hold a conference call to discuss its 2012 first-quarter financial results, and New Flyer Industries will release results. In Boucherville, Que., home-renovation retailer Rona Inc. holds a first-quarter earnings conference call. In Montreal, engineering consulting firm Genivar Inc. holds a first-quarter earnings conference call. In Toronto, Onex Corp., Canadian Apartment Properties REIT, HudBay Minerals Inc., Tim Hortons and Denison Mines Corp. release first-quarter results. In Edmonton, Telus holds its annual general meeting.
Thursday -- In Winnipeg, Manitoba Telecom Services holds its annual meeting and releases first-quarter results, and Boyd Group Income Fund releases its first-quarter results. In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases Canadian international merchandise trade for March, also the new housing price index for March. In Toronto, retailer Canadian Tire holds its annual general meeting, insurer Sun Life Financial Inc. releases first-quarter results before markets open and holds its annual general meeting. In Vancouver, Premium Brands Holding Corp. releases first-quarter results.
Friday -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada release the labour force survey for April. In Winnipeg, Ag Growth International will release first-quarter results. In Calgary, fertilizer, chemicals and farm inputs retailer Agrium Inc. holds its annual general meeting. In Toronto, asset manager Tricon Capital Group Inc. and hotel operator InnVest REIT hold conference calls to discuss first-quarter results.
Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Operations Planning, Risk Analysis and Sales Forecasting, 9 a.m.-noon, 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860.
FoodSafe course food handling, 6-10 p.m., Collège Jeanne Sauvé. Register: 237-8130.
Advocis Winnipeg presents Update 2012, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Winnipeg Winter Club. Register: www.advocis.ca. Fee: $125 members, $250 non-members.
Winnipeg Junior Chamber of Commerce familiarization evening with JCI senators and current members, 6-8 p.m., Exchange Café, 137 Bannatyne Ave.
IAAP meeting Conflict Resolution with Samantha Kornelson, from Resolution Skills Center, 5:30 p.m., Canadian Wheat Board, 423 Main St. 982-3044 Fee: $16.
Rotary Club of Winnipeg (Downtown) luncheon The Development of a Lacrosse Franchise in Manitoba with Allan Jacks, Xuberance Group, 12:10-1:30 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Information: 943-1427. Fee: $16.
Investors Group Winnipeg Downtown career presentation What is Your Dream Job, 5:30 p.m., 444 St. Mary Ave., 9th Floor. RSVP: Janet Krawchuk, firstname.lastname@example.org , 943-6828 ext. 300, 1-866-285-2969 ext. 300 or www.waynecadogan.com .
BNI Accelerators with Rod Bolianaz, Traffic Ticket Services "Radar Rod," noon, Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave. Information: 918-4550.
Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre seminar GST/HST -- New HST Rules and Information Seminar for New Registrants with representative, Canada Revenue Agency, 10:30 a.m., 250-240 Graham Ave. Information: 984-2272 or 1-800-665-2019.
Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre seminar PST: An Introduction to Provincial Sales Tax with representative, Manitoba Finance, 2 p.m., 250-240 Graham Ave. Information: 984-2272 or 1-800-665-2019.
Metro Club presents Brian Gagnon, First Glance Print Please, 11:45 a.m., Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway. Information: Terry Cyr 943-8649. Fee: $22.35.
May 9/10: FoodSafe course food handling, 6-10 p.m., Grant Park High School. Register: 789-0435.
Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba workshop Viability and Risk Analysis, 9 a.m.-noon, 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860.
Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Financial Analysis, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860. Fee: $30.
Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre seminar The Basics of Exporting with Daria Gawronsky, C/MBSC, 1 p.m., 250-240 Graham Ave. Information: 984-2272 or 1-800-665-2019.
May 14: Knowledge Bureau Distinguished Adviser workshop in Audit Defence and Certified Instructor Training, 8:30-11:30 a.m. & 12:30-3:30 p.m., Manitoba Club, 194 Broadway. Register: 953-4769 or www.knowledgebureau.com/workshops.
May 14: Canadian Institute of Management, Winnipeg Branch annual general meeting and membership appreciation night, 5:30 p.m., Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion St. Register: Cim.email@example.com.
May 15: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Let's Talk Mobile Media, noon-1 p.m., 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860. Fee: $25.
May 15: Women's Canadian Club of Winnipeg luncheon with Margaret Redmond, Assinboine Park Conservancy, noon, Winnipeg Convention Centre. Reserve: 663-5657 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Fee: $22 members, $25 non-members.
May 15: JCI Winnipeg presents Spring Into Business, 6:30 p.m., Park Theatre, 698 Osborne St. Tickets: 298-4203 or www.parktheatrecafe.com . Fee: $20 members, $25 non-members.
May 15-17: Vision Quest Conferences Inc. 16th annual Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show, 7-10 p.m. (May 15); 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (May 16) with Waneek Horn-Miller; 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with Eric Schweig (May 17), Winnipeg Convention Centre. Register: www.vqconference.com . Free.
May 16: Eclectic Communications presents Writing For The Web, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South, Register: www.eclectic.ca or 221-0584. Fee: $215.
May 16: CARP St. James Chapter 47 annual general meeting with Jim Rondeau, minister for Seniors and Healthy Living, 1-3 p.m., Place Anavets Hall, 3584 Portage Ave.
May 17: Winnipeg Foundation and RBC present working Together 2012 Spring Breakfast with Dave McKay, RBC Royal Bank, 7:30-9 a.m., Fairmond Winnipeg. Tickets: 944-9474 or www.wpgfdn.org. Fee: $30.
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