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Business Calendar Nov. 19

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This morning's opening numbers:

TSX11,877.72

Dow12,588.31Nasdaq2,853.13Dollar99.90 US

This week in business:

Today -- in Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases provincial and territorial economic accounts, 2011, and a study on trucking across the Canada-U.S. border. Marc Laliberte, president and chief executive officer of Via Rail Canada, will speak to the Economic Club of Canada. In Gatineau, Que., the CRTC holds a public hearing to renew CBC/Radio-Canada's licences.

Tuesday -- in Toronto, bakery goods and grocery giant George Weston Ltd. releases third-quarter results. In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases wholesale trade for September, travel between Canada and other countries for September and job vacancies for August.

Wednesday -- in Moncton, Timothy Lane, deputy governor of the Bank of Canada, speaks to the Moncton Chamber of Commerce. In Toronto, the Teranet-National Bank National Composite House Price Index releases its October results.

Thursday -- U.S. stock and bond markets closed for Thanksgiving Day. In Halifax, N.S. Premier Darrell Dexter hosts the Council of the Federation International Economic Forum. In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases retail trade for September and employment insurance for September. In Toronto, Canadian Management Centre and Ipsos Reid present How Lack of Trust and Confidence in Business Leaders is Destroying Employee Engagement, and What To Do About It.

Friday -- in Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the consumer price index for October and a study on Canada's dual crude oil market and the impact on changes in gasoline prices. In Toronto, Bill McFarland, CEO and partner at PwC Canada, will give a speech to the Economic Club of Canada on Rebuilding Trust In The Capital Markets: Canada's Opportunity To Lead.

TUESDAY

Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Marketing Part II, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: 204-988-1865 or www.wecm.ca Fee: $50.

Women's Canadian Club of Winnipeg luncheon noon, Winnipeg Convention Centre. Reserve: 204-663-5657 or wccwinnipeg@gmail.com Fee: $22 members, $24 non-members.

Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc, Manitoba Chapter luncheon Supply Chain Risk Quantification with Todd Gillman and Mike Manzo, Dempsey Partners, noon, Bergmann's On Lombard, 6th floor -- 167 Lombard Ave. Reservations: Valerie Barber, 204-945-5656 or valerie.barber@gov.mb.ca

Fee: $25 members, $30 non-members.

WEDNESDAY

Institute of Corporate Directors, Manitoba Chapter presents Board Policy for Today's New Media with Adam Herstein, Pitblado, noon, Manitoba Club. Register: Donna Berrington manitoba@icd.ca, 204-282-4089 or www.icd.ca Fee: $50 members, $60 non-members.

2012 QNET Leadership Forum, 7:30 a.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave. Information: 204-956-1720, info@wcc.mb.ca or www.wcc.mb.ca Fee: $199 members, $229 non-members.

Rotary Club of Winnipeg meeting Life on a Hutterite Colony with James Hofer, 12:15 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave. Information: 204-956-1720, info@wcc.mb.ca or www.wcc.mb.ca. Fee: $16.

Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre seminar Selling Your Product or Service to the City of Winnipeg with representative, City of Winnipeg, 10 a.m., 250-240 Graham Ave. Register: 204-984-2272, 1-800-665-2019, manitoba@canadabusiness.mb.ca or www.canadabusiness.mb.ca Free.

Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre seminar Selling Your Product or Service to the Province of Manitoba with Mark Freedman, Province of Manitoba, 250-240 Graham Ave. Register: 204-984-2272, 1-800-665-2019, manitoba@canadabusiness.mb.ca or www.canadabusiness.mb.ca Free.

Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre seminar Selling Your Product or Service to the Government of Canada with Darlene Chuka, Government of Canada, 1 p.m., 250-240 Graham Ave. Register: 204-984-2272, 1-800-665-2019 or manitoba@canadabusiness.mb.ca or www.canadabusiness.mb.ca Free.

Nov. 21-22: 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 or 204-453-5900. Fee: $895.

THURSDAY

Eclectic Communications presents Solving The Grammar Dilemma, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South. Register: www.eclectic.ca or 204-221-0584. Fee: $215.

Canadian Condominium Institute Manitoba Chapter presents Condo Boards: Director and Owner Responsibilities, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., CanadInn Polo Park. Register: 204-794-1134 or ccimanitoba@cci.ca Fee $25 members, $50 non-members.

Manitoba Tourism Education Council presents Building Self-Confidence, 8:30 a.m., 1534 Gamble Pl. Information: 204-957-7437, tmcfee@mtec.mb.ca or www.mtec.mb.ca

Innovate Manitoba Inc. workshop Entrepreneurs Interested in Going Public, 2:30 p.m., Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway. Information: www.innovatemanitoba.com or 204-934-2349.

Manitoba Tourism Education Council presents Reading & Understanding Financial Statements, 9 a.m., 1534 Gamble Pl. Information: 204-957-7437, tmcfee@mtec.mb.ca or www.mtec.mb.ca

FRIDAY

FoodSafe Certificate Level 1 Food Handler Training Program, 8:30 a.m., MTEC, 1534 Gamble Place , Register: 204-694-7233, tmcfee@mtec.mb.ca or www.mtec.mb.ca

Nov. 23 & 24: New Media Manitoba and Women's Enterprise Centre of MBlog 2012: Manitoba Blogging Conference 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Friday), Free Press Cafe and 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (Saturday) University of Winnipeg. Register: http://newmediamanitoba.com/events/224/mblog-2012.

SATURDAY

FoodSafe course food handler training, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Grant Park High School, 450 Nathaniel St., Rm. 10. Register: 789-0435 or http://lifelonglearning.wsd1.org

MONDAY

Nov. 26-30: 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 or 204-453-5900. Fee: $2899.

COMING SOON

Nov. 27: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Operations Planning, Risk Analysis and Sales Forecasting, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: 204-988-1865 or www.wecm.ca Fee: $50.

Nov. 28: Rotary Club of Winnipeg presents Manitoba's Military Regiments: More Than a Century of Proud Service with Ted Wynne, local actor and filmmaker, 12:15 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave. Information: 204-956-1720, info@wcc.mb.ca or www.wcc.mb.ca. Fee: $16.

Nov. 29: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Ask the Expert: Legal, Leasing and Insurance Panel Presentation, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: 204988-1865 or www.wecm.ca Fee: $35.

Nov. 29: Priti Shah of PRAXIS Conflict Consulting presents Building Better Board Bylaws and Board Member Handbiooks, 9 a.m.-noon, Best Western Charterhouse Hotel, 330 York Ave. Register: 204-477-5985 or www.praxisconsulting.ca Fee: $125.

Nov. 29: Priti Shah of PRAXIS Conflict Consulting presents Effective Meetings-Agendas, Materials, Minutes, Rules of Procedure and More, 1-4 p.m., Best Western Charterhouse Hotel, 330 York Ave. Register: 204- 477-5985 or www.praxisconsulting.ca Fee: $125.

Nov. 29: Manitoba Tourism Education Council presents Blogging for Business, 9 a.m., 1534 Gamble Pl. Information: 204-957-7437, tmcfee@mtec.mb.ca or www.mtec.mb.ca

Nov. 30: Human Resource Management Association of Manitoba meeting Workplace Bullying with Valerie Cade, author of Bully Free at Work, 7:30-10 a.m., Canad Inns Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Ave. Information: 204-943-2836. Fee: $45 members, $55 non-members.

Nov. 30: Priti Shah of PRAXIS Conflict Consulting presents Legal Duties and Liabilities of Boards, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Best Western Charterhouse Hotel, 330 York Ave. Register: 204- 477-5985 or www.praxisconsulting.ca Fee: $250.

Dec. 3: Priti Shah of PRAXIS Conflict Consulting presents Employment Law Essentials, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Best Western Charterhouse Hotel, 330 York Ave. Register: 204-477-5985 or www.praxisconsulting.ca Fee: $250.

Dec. 4: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Financial Planning and Management, 5:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: 204-988-1865 or www.wecm.ca. Fee: $50.

Dec. 6: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Welcome to Business, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 100-207 Donald St. Register: 204-988-1865 or www.wecm.ca.

Dec. 10/11: FoodSafe course food handler training, 5-9 p.m., Stanley Knowles School, 2424 King Edward St. Register: 789-0435 or http://lifelonglearning.wsd1.org.

Dec. 11: Priti Shah of PRAXIS Conflict Consulting presents Conflict Resolution, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Best Western Charterhouse Hotel, 330 York Ave. Register: 204-477-5985 or www.praxisconsulting.ca. Fee: $250.

Dec. 12: BNI Accelerators noon Website E-Commerce with Jennifer Takow, Modern Earth Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave. 204-918-4550. Free.

The Free Press welcomes items for the Business Calendar. They should include time, date, location, sponsor and fee and be mailed to Diane Pratt, Free Press, 1355 Mountain Ave., R2X 3B6, fax 204-697-7412, email diane.pratt@freepress.mb.ca (No attachments, please.) Deadline is Wednesday.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 19, 2012 B7

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