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Business Calendar April 9

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This morning's opening numbers:

 

TSX12,103.11Dow13,060.14Nasdaq3,080.50Dollar100.62 cents US

This week in business:

 

Today -- in Ottawa, the Bank of Canada releases the spring issues of the Business Outlook Survey and the Senior Loan Officer Survey and releases weekly financial statistics.

Tuesday -- in Toronto, RX Gold and Silver Inc. releases third-quarter results after markets close followed by a conference call. In Vancouver, drug and medical-device company Angiotech Pharmaceuticals holds a fourth-quarter and year-end earnings conference call.

Wednesday -- in Montreal, radio and specialty TV operator Astral Media Inc. holds a second-quarter earnings conference call and Dollarama Inc. releases fourth-quarter and year-end results prior to markets open, followed by a conference call.

Thursday -- in Montreal, cable television distributor and media company Cogeco Inc. and its subsidiary, Cogeco Cable Inc., release their second-quarter results prior to markets open, followed by a conference call. In Toronto, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. will make a public presentation to investors and analysts detailing its progress.

Friday -- in Calgary cable TV and broadcasting giant Shaw Communications Inc. releases second-quarter results prior to markets open. In Klemt, B.C., the joint review panel for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project holds community hearings through April 13.

 

WEDNESDAY

Rotary Club of Winnipeg (Downtown) presents Major Gifts and the Rotary Foundation with John Deacon, 12:10 - 1:30 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Information: 943-1427. Fee: $16.

BNI Accelerators speaker: Geoff Blacklin, Mortgage Architects: Sources of Financing. 12 p.m., Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave. 918-4550

The Metro Club guest speaker John Alcock, idea marketing, 11:45 a.m. Fort Garry Hotel 222 Broadway 942-8251. Please contact Terry Cyr at 943-8649 for further information. Cost $22.35.

 

THURSDAY

Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Welcome to Business, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860.

CAGP Manitoba RT -- Making the Transition from "Human ATM" to "Strategic Planning" Presenter: Patrick O'Connor. Register online: www.cagp-acpdp.org/en/roundtable/manitoba.aspx Members: $30, Non-members $45, 8 a.m. Winnipeg Winter Club 200 River Ave. 284-9605.

SATURDAY

CAPS Manitoba, feature speaker Sunjay Nath presenting two topics: Session 1: From the Platform Session 2: The Business of Speaking, 8:30 a.m. Quality Inn, 635 Pembina Hwy. 837-6849.

University Women's Club of Winnipeg spring luncheon and fundraiser, 11:30 a.m. St. Charles Country Club. Guest speaker Margo Goodhand, Winnipeg Free Press editor on Breaking News, Breaking Ground: The powerful legacy of Manitoba's female journalists, from E. Cora Hind to Dawna Friesen. Tickets $75 at uwc@mymts.net or 954-7880, with proceeds to the preservation of historic Ralph Connor House in Armstrong Point.

 

MONDAY

April 16/17: FoodSafe course food-handling, 6-10 p.m., College Jeanne Sauve. Register: 237-8130.

 

COMING SOON

April 17: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session ERP, noon-1 p.m., 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860. Fee: $25.

April 17: Manitoba Chamber of Commerce breakfast with Greg Selinger, 7:30-9 a.m., Delta Winnipeg, 333 St. Mary Ave. Reserve: 948-0100. Fee: $45 members, $55 non-members.

April 17-18: Shared Visions presents Crucial Confrontations Training, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Canad Inns Fort Garry. Register: Heather: 1-877-341-7323.

April 18: Sandler Training Winnipeg with Bruce Bishop an Executive Sales Brief -- Are You Dealing With Difficult People? Luncheon at the Winter Club, 200 River Ave. To register call Bruce Bishop, 668-2803.

April 18: 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 221-0584. Fee: $215.

April 18: Rotary Club of Winnipeg (Downtown) presents South Sudan: The Birth of a Nation with David Atem, Immigrant Access Officer, University of Winnipeg, 12:10-1:30 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Information: 943-1427. Fee: $16.

April 19: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Accounting Software: Overview of Quick Books and Simply Accounting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860. Fee: $30.

April 21: FoodSafe course food-handling, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sturgeon Heights Collegiate. Register: 832-9637.

April 25: The annual Westland Foundation Education Fund (WFEF) Breakfast, 7:30 a.m. at the Fort Garry Hotel. Emcee is Gary Filmon, guest speaker is Dr. Glen McCabe who will speak about Education, Knowledge and Identity. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased at 333-9320 or by emailing jmp100@shaw.ca. For more info on the Westland Foundation visit http://www.westlandfoundation.ca/education-fund/

April 25: Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba (ICTAM) networking reception, The Innovators: Mark Kelley in Conversation with Sir Terry Matthews, 5:30 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Ave. Reserve: www.ictam.ca or Geeta @ 944-0536.

April 25: Rotary Club of Winnipeg (Downtown) presents The Arab Spring: Syrian Version with Rais Khan, political scientist, 12:10-1:30 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Information: 943-1427. Fee: $16.

April 25: Manitoba Tourism Education Council workshop Marketing for the Tourism Industry; ideas on Creating an Integrated Marketing Strategy and Winning Promotions, 9 a.m. 1534 Gamble Place 957-7437

April 26: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Understanding Buyer Behaviour and Closing the Sale, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860. Fee: $30.

April 26: Sales Expert seminar Fundamentals of Branding, with Dan Debreuil, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Best Western Hotel, 1714 Pembina Hwy. Register: Mary-Jane 254-5136. Fee: 159.

April 30: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Research and Exploration, 9 a.m.-noon, 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860. Fee: $30.

May 1: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Analysis & Evaluation, 9 a.m.-noon, 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860. Fee: $30.

May 2: Eclectic Communications presents Creating Policy And Procedure Manuals, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg South, Register: www.eclectic.ca or 221-0584. Fee: $215.

May 2: Rotary Club of Winnipeg (Downtown) presents Downtown Winnipeg Biz Stefano Grande, executive director of Downtown Winnipeg Biz, 12:10-1:30 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Information: 943-1427.

Fee: $16.

May 3: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Welcome to Business, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860.

May 3 & 7: Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Marketing Parts I and II, 9 a.m.-noon, 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860. Fee: $30.

 

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 697-7412, email diane.pratt@freepress.mb.ca. (No attachments, please.) Deadline is Wednesday.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 9, 2012 B7

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