News

  • 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.

 
  • 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.