News

  • Mar 20

New Voluntary Transport Program Will Better Connect People to Social Services and Supports

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Main Street Project have partnered to officially implement the voluntary transport program with the leadership of the Winnipeg Fire and Paramedics Department and the WRHA. The Voluntary Transport Program aims to better connect individuals to the appropriate social services and supports that they need to find a better place to stay.

 
  • Feb 19

2018 Chinatown Banner Design Revealed

MEDIA RELEASE February 19, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2018 CHINATOWN BANNER DESIGN REVEALED Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Year of the Dog was happily welcomed at the Chinese New Year Banquet located at Kum Koon Garden, where the winning design from …

 
  • Jan 23

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Receives $30,000 in Funding from City of Winnipeg for Safety

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, along with community partners, received funding from the City of Winnipeg. Learn how the funds will have a positive impact on safety downtown while learning more about the Downtown Watch Ambassador program.

 
  • Jan 17

BIZ Job Posting: Community Homeless Assistance Team (CHAT) Level II Outreach Worker

We’re hiring for CHAT, the Community Homeless Assistance Team.

 
  • Dec 20

2018 Request for Quotes

If you’re interested in potentially working with the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ in 2018, we have several Request for Quotes (RFQs) that you can bid on at this time.

 
  • Dec 19

Applications Now Open for Funding from the CEO Sleepout

With almost $90,000 raised in this year’s CEO Sleepout, applications are now open for funding projects in 2018. Read on to learn about the funding criteria and deadlines.

 
  • Dec 06

Investors Group Presents Free Screening of Classic Holiday Movie at the Hudson’s Bay Downtown

We’re hosting a free family friendly holiday movie and experience on December 9. Read on to learn more!

 
  • Nov 16

Downtown Hosts Showcase More Visible Look and Expand Customer Service Offerings

Our new uniforms are now out providing more visibility for our teams. Read on to learn about the Safety and Outreach teams, what they do and what to look for!

 
  • Nov 13

BIZ Job Posting: Receptionist/Administrative Support

The BIZ is hiring for a full time receptionist. Read more to learn about this opportunity and the application deadline.

 
  • Oct 26

BIZ Job Posting: Seasonal Downtown Winter Gardening (Nov 20-Dec 8)

We’re hiring for a three week position to beautify downtown. Read more and apply by October 31, 2017!