News

  • Apr 23

2,500 lbs. of Litter Collected by 450+ Downtown Community Members and Local Celebrities

Adorned in green Earth Day bandanas, 450+ business leaders, community members and local celebrities arrived in droves to make our corner of the earth a little bit greener at the Downtown BIZ’s 9th annual Earth Day Clean-up, in honour of National Earth Day.

 
  • Apr 17

Local Celebrities to Join Forces With 300+ Community Members to Clean Up Downtown: April 22

Over 300 business and community members will hit the streets of downtown Winnipeg on April 22nd for the Downtown BIZ’s 9th annual Earth Day Clean-up, in honour of National Earth Day.

 
  • Apr 03

Farmers’ Market Opens Early in Downtown Winnipeg

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s popular indoor farmers’ market at the Manitoba Hydro Place Gallery opened up for a one-day market on March 27, bringing together about 30 vendors to sell baked goods, perogies, vinegars, jams and preserves, potatoes as well as a variety of meats including bison and pastured pork and chicken.

 
  • Apr 03

The Bannock Factory Hopes to Take to the Streets

The Bannock Factory has a lot of irons in the fire — or rather, loaves in the oven. The business, which usually prepares its bannock at a bakery in Charleswood which they rent space from after-hours, is expanding its scope of late.

 
  • Mar 30

Winnipeg Junos deemed a success

After a whirlwind week of music, the Junos are over and local organizers are calling it a success.

 
  • Mar 27

BIZ Job Posting: Streetscape Team

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!

 
  • Mar 26

Popping Up at Portage Place

A pilot project by the Downtown Winnipeg Business Improvement Zone will assess the need for a permanent incubator / pop-up store downtown.

 
  • Mar 26

Young Entrepreneurs Given Room to Grow in Downtown Winnipeg

Seven young entrepreneurs are getting the chance to sell their wares out of a downtown storefront thanks to a pop up shop opened at Portage Place Shopping Centre Tuesday.

 
  • Mar 20

Public Art Takes on a New Shape as 7 Decorated Pianos Roll into Downtown

From skywalks to public parks, museums, and entertainment venues, 7 decorated pianos designed by local artists and at risk youth will fill the streets and spaces of downtown Winnipeg with music – just in time for the Winnipeg JUNO Awards.

 
  • Mar 13

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.