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New Programs & Services Launched at Downtown BIZ AGM

250 BIZ members and downtown stakeholders attended the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s 26th Annual General Meeting, to celebrate the incredible progress occurring in the heart of our city, and to highlight the BIZ’s achievements in 2014.

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Mayoral Candidates Forum: Q&A Responses

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ held a Mayoral Candidates Forum on Wednesday, September 10, 5-7:30PM, at Manitoba Hydro Gallery Downtown, to discuss key downtown issues that matter most to our BIZ Members. Here are the summary of responses from mayoral candidates (All candidates …

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Drive-In surfaces at a parking lot in the SHED

Downtown partners, CentreVenture Development Corporation, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) are pleased to announce a new urban Drive-In outdoor movie series in the emerging Sports, Hospitality, and Entertainment District (SHED).

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CHAT officially launches as a permanent downtown program

Based on best practices of Business Improvement Zones/Associations throughout North America, new efforts to alleviate homelessness are taking place right here in the heart of our city with the Downtown BIZ’s commitment of 3 dedicated outreach workers, passionate and eager to give those in our city who are homeless a fresh start.

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Rain no match for the 2,500 Winnipeggers who helped form the 4th annual Living Flag

While we await the final ‘Living Flag’ participant counts from competing cities like Victoria, Brandon, Calgary, and the National Capital Region – one thing is for certain: 2,500 Winnipeg citizens demonstrated immeasurable civic pride and community resilience despite today’s wicked weather as they helped to form Downtown Winnipeg’s fourth annual living flag.

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Downtown Farmers’ Market Returns for Spring

Spring has official sprung with the return of the Downtown BIZ’s popular farmers’ market, which will offer freshly baked empanadas, panzerotti, perogies, vinegars, jams, pastured pork and chicken, home style Mexican salsa, gluten free macaroons, potatoes, bison meat, and preserves.

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New Downtown Trends Report Launches

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.

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Downtown BIZ Provides $173,773 in Funding to Combat Homelessness

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.

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A Feast For The Winter Brave

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.

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BIZ Job Posting: Maintenance Coordinator

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.

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