News

  • Feb 19

Grand Rapids Officials To Tour Downtown Winnipeg For Winter Tourism Lessons: Today

Officials from the second-largest city in the U.S. state of Michigan will #finditdowntown in Winnipeg on February 19.

 
  • Jan 19

Annual Downtown Farmers’ Market Returns For Fourth Consecutive Year, With Additional Dates

Located within the Sports, Hospitality, and Entertainment District (SHED), the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s farmers’ market season kicks off on January 28 and lasts until December of this year.

 
  • Jan 13

$120,000 From Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Increases Downtown BIZ Homeless Outreach From 3 To 5 Employees

An investment of $120,000 from Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries will support the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Community Homeless Assistance Team (CHAT) in 2016, growing its current staff complement from 3 to 5.

 
  • Dec 30

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED – Job Posting: Sponsorship & Sales Professional

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED – While we thank everyone who applied for this position the applications are now closed. If you have not been contacted for an interview know that we keep resumes on file for future positions for 90 days. …

 
  • Dec 22

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED – Job Posting: Marketing & Communications Coordinator

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED – While we thank everyone who applied for this position the applications are now closed. If you have not been contacted for an interview know that we keep resumes on file for future positions for 90 days. …

 
  • Dec 14

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED – Job Posting: Events Assistant

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED – While we thank everyone who applied for this position the applications are now closed. If you have not been contacted for an interview know that we keep resumes on file for future positions for 90 days. …

 
  • Dec 14

Downtown BIZ Welcomes Thom Bargen’s Expansion Into Downtown: Opening March 2016

Winnipeg’s best kept secret was unveiled on social media today – good news that is quickly being shared, as Thom Bargen, one of Winnipeg’s beloved coffee shops, expands their services into the downtown.

 
  • Nov 24

Downtown BIZ Unveils 2016 Action Plan

Over 170 BIZ members and downtown stakeholders attended the Downtown BIZ’s 27th Annual General Meeting, to celebrate the exciting progress occurring in the heart of our city, and to highlight the BIZ’s achievements in 2015. The BIZ unveiled its action plan for the last year of its Strategic Plan (2014-2016) which builds on the growth observed over the last few years, and includes strategies and programs that focus on increased safety and cleanliness in the emerging Sports, Hospitality, and Entertainment District (SHED) during the evenings and weekends, strengthened connection with the Indigenous community, support for young entrepreneurs, and revitalization of key districts like Chinatown and North Main Street.

 
  • Nov 23

Back Alley Bash Welcomes Grey Cup Fans Downtown: Nov. 28

Winnipeg’s weather forecast for Saturday is -2 degrees Celsius, which is great news for tourists visiting the City for the 103rd Grey Cup.

 
  • Nov 09

Out Of Harms Way: 40 Community Leaders Gathered To Discuss Safe And Welcoming Spaces Downtown And Enhanced Coordination Of Accessible Health Services

Members of the business community, Winnipeg Police Service, not-for-profit service providers, and health and social service agencies gathered on October 29 to begin development of a downtown strategy to address harms related to chronic substance abuse.