News

  • May 01

Recipients of Over $90,000 of Funding From the 2017 CEO Sleepout Announced

Over $90,000 was raised at the 2017 CEO Sleepout. Today’s press conference will officially announce the recipients of the funding.

 
  • Apr 28

Local Businesses and Downtown Community Members Come Together for 13th Annual Earth Day Clean Up

Over 1,772 pounds of garbage was picked in the afternoon alone at the Earth Day Clean Up. With over 330 people participating in the morning and afternoon, downtown Winnipeg streets are a lot cleaner!

 
  • Apr 23

Nearly $120K in Grants Available For Downtown Events

Applications are now open for the Host It grant program and this year there is almost $120,000 available in funding.

 
  • Apr 18

Downtown Community Comes Together To Clean City’s Core for 13th Annual Earth Day Clean-Up

Once again the community is participating the the Annual Earth Day Clean-Up, taking place this year on Monday, April 23.

 
  • Apr 11

Downtown Winnipeg Ready to Host Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party

What can you look forward to at the Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party? Read on to learn more about how downtown is rolling out the white carpet, plus links to event information, parking tip and more.

 
  • Apr 10

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Job Posting: Streetscape Summer Team

In partnership with Urban Hometown Green Team and as part of the Community Beautification Program Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is currently accepting applications for summer student positions. We are looking for a hardworking, detail oriented person that loves working outdoors and interested in making a difference in the downtown community.

 
  • Mar 27

Free Spring Break Movie Will Feature A Dog’s Purpose

March 26, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE GLOBE THEATRE REOPENS FOR FREE SPRING BREAK SCREENING OF A DOG’S PURPOSE  Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is excited to partner with Portage Place Shopping Centre for the free screening of …

 
  • Mar 23

BIZ Job Posting: Summer Streetscape

We are hiring for summer Streetscape! Read on to learn more about this important position and the application deadline.

 
  • Mar 22

Join Green Action Centre to learn about ON SITE, its multi-family composting program.

Join Green Action Centre to learn about ON SITE, its multi-family composting program. Read on to learn more about the event on March 24, 2018.

 
  • 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.