• Oct 28

Job Posting: Enviro Team General Maintenance (Litter Picker)

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 Enviro Team!

  • Oct 19

Job Posting: District Operator

The BIZ is looking for a hardworking, detail oriented person that loves working outdoors year round to take on a “jack of all trades” position as District Operator.

  • Oct 16

Beers & Cheers Before, During, And After The Hockey Game Tonight

This hockey season, you can #finditdowntown! Drink specials, delicious bites, and tons of screens to watch the game! As thousands of people come downtown for the first Jets home game of the season, they will be treated to giveaways and music programmed by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ. Businesses are also getting into the festive spirit, with great deals and promotions and TVs all glued to the game, in addition to pre- and post-game coverage.

  • Oct 16

Downtown Agenda Takes National Spotlight In Election 2015

Downtowns are critical to the success and vitality of Canada, and elected officials are starting to take notice, according to a new report released by Downtowns Canada, a coalition of downtown management organizations affiliated with the International Downtown Association.

  • Oct 15

Business Community Invests $285,000 In Downtown With Enhanced Safety & Cleanliness Programs To Respond To Increased Evening Events/Vibrancy

With more and more restaurants opening up in the downtown, the return of the Manitoba Moose and the Winnipeg Jets, and growing night time vibrancy, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ have added 5 additional Downtown Watch ambassadors and 5 Metro Enviro-Team members to enhance safety and cleanliness services in the evenings, specifically around event destinations.

  • Oct 07

Downtown Photo Exhibit Launches With More Than 4,000 Community Photos Compiled: Oct. 7

Get behind the lens of 15 photographers, both novice and experienced, at the inaugural #finditdowntown photo exhibit at Portage Place Shopping Centre, as their exclusively curated photos and 4,000 others submitted by the community, will be shared

  • Sep 29

Portage Place Facade Becomes Home To 9 New Artworks

To add to the ongoing efforts to beautify the public realm and to strengthen local downtown businesses by supporting the visual appeal of their buildings, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, with the support of Portage Place Shopping Centre unveiled 9 new artworks designed by 7 artists from the community, as part of the second installation of the Urban Art Gallery initiative.

  • Sep 18

5th CEO Sleepout Hits $100K 6 Days Before Event

With only 6 days left before the 5th annual CEO Sleepout takes over Portage and Main, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is proud to announce that $100,000 has already been raised with the support of 135 participating CEOs, community leaders, and members of the media.

  • Sep 13

Two Events And Two Cultures To Meet On Edmonton Street: Today At 11AM

Fancy dancers and the newly crowned Miss Manito Ahbee, Alexa Girard from Moorhead, Minnesota, will dance with a hand drummer down the Edmonton pathway, which joins the two festivals.

  • Sep 08

Countdown To ManyFest: 2 Days!

It’s almost here! Two full days and three fun nights of ManyFest activity begins this Friday, and among all the activities people can take part in over the weekend will be the main stage – programmed with fantastic Manitoba talent all weekend long!