Monthly Archives: July 2016
An update to the Downtown Trends report reveals a staggering $1.26 billion of proposed developments in downtown, surpassing significant investments built from 2010 to 2015 ($1.12 billion). Residential units planned (1,213) nearly outdo the total number of residential units built from 2005 to 2015 (1,442). Other relevant trends observed: a 19% decrease of total crimes from 2014 to 2015 and a residential increase from 15,745 in 2013 to 16,446 in 2015.
Virtual Game Gives Kids & Kids at Heart an Opportunity to Create Ideal Downtown: Media Preview on July 26 from 4-6PM
Winnipeggers can now experience Downtown Winnipeg in a whole new way — virtually in Minecraft. A SketchUp model of Downtown Winnipeg was imported into Minecraft, giving kids (and kids at heart!) the opportunity to strategize about how the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ can help downtown go from good to great, with all of the to-scale buildings serving as a backdrop for virtual intervention.
The Winnipeg Art Gallery has joined the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Indigenous Artwalk by adding four Inuit sculptures located at Portage Place Shopping Centre.
Today, Mayor Brian Bowman commended the success of the Community Homeless Assistance Team (CHAT) and confirmed the City of Winnipeg’s commitment of $150,000 to support additional outreach workers.
The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is the friendly and hardworking host that provides a clean and welcoming environment to everyone that visits our downtown. Be part of the solution by joining the Streetscape Team!
Get your lawn chairs, gather your loved ones, and let’s all go to the movies! Investors Group presents the Downtown Cinema: free movie screenings that will transform outdoor downtown spaces into the perfect places to sit back, relax, and enjoy nine of your favourite movies throughout the summer on the big 40-foot screen under the stars.
The BIZ is looking for a hardworking, detail oriented person that loves working outdoors year round to take on a “jack/jill of all trades” position as District Operator.
As the numbers rolled in from competing cities across Canada, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ once again claimed its title as the Largest Canada Day Living Flag in the country.