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Business Calendar Oct. 1

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This morning's opening numbers:

TSX: 12,217.46

DOW: 13,437.13

Nasdaq: 3,116.23

Dollar: 101.71 cents US

Coming this week:

Today -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the industrial product and raw materials price indexes for August, Canada's international investment position for the second quarter and revisions for quarterly gross domestic product, current and capital accounts and balance of payments from 1981 to the second quarter of2012.

Thursday -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases production of principal field crops for September.

Friday -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the value of building permits for August and its labour force survey for September.

TUESDAY

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

Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre seminar Business Opportunities and Ideas -- Choosing the Right One! with Shannon Coughlin,C/MBSC, 10 a.m.-noon, 250-240 Graham Ave. Register: 204-984-2272, manitoba@canadabusiness.mb.ca, www.canadabusiness.mb.ca.

Oct. 16: IWS Coaching Institute presents Life Coaching and Professional Coaching. Free.

WEDNESDAY

QNET presents Mental Health Works: Complex Issues, Clear Solutions, Suite 660, 175 Hargrave St. 204-949-4999. Fees: $339 members, $399 non-members.

Rotary Club of Winnipeg (Downtown) luncheon Her Personal Story of Surviving Polio in Canada with Shelly Saunders, polio survivor, 12:10-1:30 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Information: 204-943-1427. Fee: $16.

Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) Manitoba roundtable Eleventh Hour of Charitable Giving with John Poyser, 8-9:30 a.m., Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Ave. Register: www.cagp-acpdp.org/en/roundtable/manitoba.aspx. Fee: $10.

Oct. 3-4: FoodSafe course foodhandler training, 5:30-9:30 p.m., College Jeanne-Sauve, 1128 Dakota St. Register: 204-237-8130.

THURSDAY

QNET presents Conflict Resolution: Learn to Manage Conflict More Effectively, Suite 660, 175 Hargrave St. 204-949-4999. Fee: $319 members, $389 non-members.

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.

Eclectic Communications presents Writing For Impact And Results, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South. Register: www.eclectic.ca or 204-221-0584. Fee: $215.

Estate Planning Council of Winnipeg presents The Road Ahead -- Investment Outlook for 2013 with Bob Gorman, TD Waterhouse, 5:15 p.m., Winnipeg Winter Club. Register: 204-415-0512 or epcwinnipeg.com.

Eureka Project presents Smart Assets Intellectual Property, The Eureka Project office, 5 p.m.

FRIDAY

Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre presents How to Start a Business in Manitoba with Shawna Wilson, C/MBSC, 10 a.m. Free.

SATURDAY

Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre presents Survey Design for Customer Research with Mark Baxter, Outlook Market Research and Consulting Ltd., 10 a.m. Free.

COMING SOON

Oct. 9: 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.

Oct. 9: Success Skills Centre preparation sessions, 12th floor, 330 Portage Ave. Information: 204-975-5111.

Oct. 9: IAAP Winnipeg monthly meeting Whats in a Job?, Red River College, Princess Street, 5 p.m., with David Wynne, Manitoba Public Insurance. Fee: $16.

Oct. 10: FoodSafe course foodhandler training, 5-9 p.m., Holy Redeemer Parish, 264 Donwood Dr. Register: 204-888-2442 or doodsafe@mts.net. Fee: $85.

Oct. 10: QNET presents Introduction to Workplace Wellness, 8:15 a.m. $249 members, $299 non-member.

Oct. 11: QNET presents Strategic Planning, Suite 660, 175 Hargrave St. 204-949-4999. Fees: $319 members, $389 non-members.

Oct. 12: Priti Shah of PRAXIS Conflict Consulting presents Managing Canadian Cultural Diversity, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Best Western Charterhouse Hotel, 330 York Ave. Register: 204-477-5985 or www.praxisconsulting.ca. Fee: $250.

Oct. 13: FoodSafe course food handler training, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sturgeon Heights Collegiate, 2665 Ness Ave. Register: 204-832-9637.

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). Wednesday deadline.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition October 1, 2012 B6

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