News

  • 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.

 
  • Feb 27

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.

 
  • Feb 27

Downtown Trending Up

A new report says the revitalization of Winnipeg’s downtown has been successful so far, but it still needs amenities such as a full-service grocery store.

 
  • Feb 24

A Click Away From a New & Improved Downtown Digital Network

162,000 unique visits were logged on the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s website this past year. To keep pace with the growing demand from the community for the latest and most current of information and data about downtown shopping, dining, events, and market research – the BIZ launched its newly refreshed website today at www.downtownwinnipegbiz.com.

 
  • Feb 21

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Unveils Funding From Evening on the Streets

Last year’s night out in the cold for a group of city CEOs and community leaders has translated into tens of thousands of hours of employment for Winnipeg’s homeless.

 
  • Feb 20

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.

 
  • Feb 20

Social Agencies Benefit Big Time from Sleepout Fundraiser

Five social agencies will be receiving $173,000 in Downtown Biz funding to provide the homeless with 24,070 hours of employment.

 
  • Feb 06

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.

 
  • Feb 05

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.