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Downtown Winnipeg BIZ CEO to Leave on a High Note

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ CEO Stefano Grande is moving on to provide leadership in another area dear to his heart. Read on to learn about his 14 year tenure here at the BIZ and where he’s heading.

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Passero at The Forks Joins Growing List of CommerceDesignWinnipeg Winners!

Congratulations to Passero! Read on to learn more about the award they’ve won!

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Tackling Addiction & Homelessness Together

MEDIA RELEASE June 14, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tackling Addiction & Homelessness Together The community Homelessness Assistance Team (CHAT) is determined to help those most in need of our services and to tackle issues associated with addiction and homelessness. That’s …

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Pop-Up Toilets Launch in Downtown Winnipeg

MEDIA RELEASE June 4, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tale of Two Toilets When you gotta go, you gotta go, but when you’re in the heart of downtown Winnipeg that can be a challenge. Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, and partners to the …

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The Downtown Community Welcomes the Indigenous Gardens for 4th Year

The fourth annual Indigenous Gardens have been planted, thanks to amazing volunteers. Plus, this year story posts, created in honour of truth and reconciliation will be installed to enhance the Indigenous Gardens.

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Downtown Loves the Winnipeg Jets!

Downtown Winnipeg is full of excitement as the Winnipeg Jets take part in the Western Conference Final! Take in the experience, be part of the positive energy and watch the Winnipeg Jets games at these great downtown locations: Blaze Bistro …

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Pedal in the Peg program is now available at 5 downtown locations including the 311 desk at City Hall

MEDIA RELEASE May 16, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PEDAL – ENJOY – REPEAT Sometimes you need to rent a bike and there just isn’t one available. That used to be the case in downtown Winnipeg, but not anymore. Pedal in …

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Free Spring Break Movie Will Feature A Dog’s Purpose

March 26, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE GLOBE THEATRE REOPENS FOR FREE SPRING BREAK SCREENING OF A DOG’S PURPOSE  Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is excited to partner with Portage Place Shopping Centre for the free screening of …

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Join Green Action Centre to learn about ON SITE, its multi-family composting program.

Join Green Action Centre to learn about ON SITE, its multi-family composting program. Read on to learn more about the event on March 24, 2018.

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New Voluntary Transport Program Will Better Connect People to Social Services and Supports

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Main Street Project have partnered to officially implement the voluntary transport program with the leadership of the Winnipeg Fire and Paramedics Department and the WRHA. The Voluntary Transport Program aims to better connect individuals to the appropriate social services and supports that they need to find a better place to stay.

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