Monthly Archives: February 2014
A new report launched today, with the aim of providing potential downtown investors and entrepreneurs with insight on the perceptions of the public and information about developments that have generated increased traffic and significant reinvestment in our downtown.
A new report says the revitalization of Winnipeg’s downtown has been successful so far, but it still needs amenities such as a full-service grocery store.
162,000 unique visits were logged on the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s website this past year. To keep pace with the growing demand from the community for the latest and most current of information and data about downtown shopping, dining, events, and market research – the BIZ launched its newly refreshed website today at www.downtownwinnipegbiz.com.
Last year’s night out in the cold for a group of city CEOs and community leaders has translated into tens of thousands of hours of employment for Winnipeg’s homeless.
A night out on the street for 100 of our city’s movers and shakers at the Downtown BIZ’s 2013 CEO Sleepout pays off today as funds that were raised were invested with five Winnipeg social agencies working to tackle homelessness.
Five social agencies will be receiving $173,000 in Downtown Biz funding to provide the homeless with 24,070 hours of employment.
40 Winnipeggers and international delegates attending Winnipeg’s first Winter Cycling Congress will take part in an urban tour of restaurants through an environmentally-friendly and energizing mode of transportation.
The BIZ is looking for a positive hardworking leader that loves working outdoors year round and is a “jack of all trades” to take on the position of Maintenance Coordinator.
Chinatown saddles up to 18 new district banners today as part of the Downtown BIZ’s annual Chinatown Banner Competition, which celebrates the cheerful, talented, and clever perceptiveness of those born in the Year of the Horse.