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This morning's opening numbers:
Dow 12,422.06Nasdaq2,710.67Dollar 97.78
Today -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the value of new motor vehicle sales for November. In Toronto, the trial begins for ex-CEO Frank Dunn and other former Nortel Networks management accused of fraud. U.S. stock and bond markets are closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Tuesday -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases Canada's international transactions in securities for November and investment in non-residential building construction for the fourth quarter, and the Bank of Canada announces the overnight interest rate.
Wednesday -- In Calgary, Viterra holds a fourth-quarter conference call. In Prince George, B.C., the joint review panel for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project holds a community hearing.
Thursday -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the monthly survey of manufacturing, travel between Canada and other countries and Employment Insurance figures for November.
Friday -- In Ottawa, Statistics Canada releases the consumer price index (inflation rate) for December and wholesale trade figures for November.
Women's Canadian Club of Winnipeg luncheon speaker R. Lawrence Cormack, from The Robbie Burns Society, 11 a.m. Register 663-5657 or wccwinnipeg@gmail,com. Fee: $22 members, $25 non-members.
Sales Expert seminar Advantages of Using Quick Response (QR) Codes In Your Business -- Are They a Benefit or Pitfall?, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion St. Register: Mary-Jane 254-5136. Fee: $59.
Manitoba Customer Contact Association presents HR Retention Best Practices, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Register: 975-6464 or www.mcca.mb.ca.
Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Living in the Cloud, noon-1 p.m., 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860. Fee: $25.
Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre seminar Facebook for Business with Susan Hurrell, Lanoie.com, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 250-240 Graham Ave. Register: 984-2272, 1-800-665-2019, email@example.com or www.canadabusiness.mb.ca.
Tapworthy: Designing Great Mobile Applications course from first concept to polished pixel. Learn to create mobile apps and websites. 1000 Waverley St. Cost: $99. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or URL: http://newmediamanitoba.com/events/181/tapworthy-mobile-design.
Manitoba Tourism Education Council session Facebook for Business, 9 a.m.-noon, 100-1534 Gamble Pl. Register: 957-7437, ext. 203.
United Way presents New Rules for Administering Charitable Receipts and Expenditures, 9-11:30 a.m., 580 Main St. Information: http://charitylaw12newrules.eventbrite.com or 924-4225. Fee $50.
Real Estate Institute of Manitoba 27th annual forecast luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre, main floor. Information: www.reim.ca or Dianne 415-5711. Fee: $57.75 members, $68.25 non-members.
Mojo Promotions presents the first of the megaspeech series: A Public Speaking Workshop, with Beverley Watson, marketer and radio host, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Register: 772-1500. Fee: $99.
Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre seminar CRA-Electronic Services for Business with representative, Canada Revenue Agency, 1-4 p.m., 250-240 Graham Ave. Register: 984-2272, 1-800-665-2019, email@example.com or www.canadabusiness.mb.ca.
Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre seminar Selling Your Business: Why Selling to Your Employees May be the Smartest Decision/Co-op Series Part 2 with Terri Proulx, Manitoba Housing and Community Development, 6-8 p.m., 250-240 Graham Ave. Register: 984-2272, 1-800-665-2019, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.canadabusiness.mb.ca.
Rotary Club of Winnipeg (Downtown) presents Winnipeg Rapid Transit with Paul Hesse, co-founder of Winnipeg Rapid Transit Coalition, 12:10-1:30 p.m., Winnipeg Convention Centre. Information: 943-1427. Fee: $16.
FoodSafe course food handling, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 1534 Gamble Pl. Register: 694-7233.
Advocis Winnipeg presents Succession Planning for Financial Advisers with Jerry Butler, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Winnipeg Winter Club. Register: www.advocis.ca. Fee: $25 members, $120 non-members.
Rotary Club of Winnipeg West meeting on Canada's economy with John Smith, 12:15-1:30 p.m., Canad Inns Polo Park. Information: 889-2156. Fee: $15.
Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba session Time Management -- Get Organized for Peak Performance, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 207 Donald St. Register: www.wecm.ca or 988-1860. Fee: $30.
Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre seminar Optimize Your Sales and Grow Your Business with Dan Dubreuil, SalesExpert, noon-2 p.m., 250-240 Graham Ave. Register: 984-2272, 1-800-665-2019, email@example.com or www.canadabusiness.mb.ca.
BNI Elite Chapter presents Win a Free Business Makeover value $10000! with Yoko Chapman, Ayoko Design, noon -1:30 p.m., Winnipeg Winter Club. Register: Ed Leblanc 941-3157.
Jan. 19 & 20: Helen Dyrkacz, Leadership & Beyond presents The Secrets of Presenters, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Register: 269-2311 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manitoba Tourism Education Council session Turn Lookers Into Buyers, 9 a.m.-noon, 100-1534 Gamble Pl. Register: 957-7437, ext. 203.
FoodSafe course food handling, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sturgeon Heights Collegiate. Register: 832-9637.
Manitoba Quality Network presents QUEST: The Mango Principles: Leaders as Community Builders, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Register: 949-4999 or www.qnet.ca. Fee: $39 members, $49 non-members.
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.
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