News

  • Sep 13

Wide Awake in Winnipeg

Bob Cox is way down the list, by the way, but well worth the search.

I haven’t attended a sleepover in a long time. The last one, as I recall, involved a lot of eyeshadow, much mockery of pyjamas, and no sleep whatsoever.

 
  • Aug 25

Big Street Party!

MEDIA RELEASE August 25, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MANYFEST, DOWNTOWN’S BIGGEST STREET PARTY, COMING THIS SEPTEMBER 9 TO 11! DOWNTOWN WINNIPEG—Downtown Winnipeg’s biggest street party is only two weeks away! ManyFest: All together downtown, will see an anticipated 30,000-plus people …

 
  • Aug 08

Finding Winnipeg’s Hidden Jewels

As the calendar moves into the dog days of August, thousands of Manitobans will head out on their summer vacations to explore the architecture and metropolitan character of different cities across the continent.

 
  • Aug 05

Chinatown Street Festival

THIS weekend the streets of Chinatown will again fill with lion dancers, music and a merchant market.

 
  • Aug 02

Chinatown Festival

The streets of Chinatown will come alive with lion dances, Chinese kung fu, music, Chinese dance, and a merchant market this weekend for the third annual Winnipeg Chinatown Street Festival, August 6 and 7.

 
  • Jul 20

Twenty-four Hour Patrols in Effect Tues-Sat

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ wants theatregoers, concert lovers and sports fans who flock into the area at night to start seeing red in a big way — largely to combat people’s feelings they’re unsafe there in the black of night.

 
  • Jul 19

10 New Watch

Ten more Downtown Watch ambassadors are now patrolling downtown’s streets in the evenings, specifically around event destinations to create more feelings of safety among the increasing number of people coming downtown.

 
  • Jul 18

Event Safety Announcement

A new push to help evening event-goers feel more comfortable downtown will be announced on Tuesday, July 19 at 3pm in front of the MTS Centre located on Portage at Donald Street.

 
  • Jul 01

3,400 in Living Flag!

WINNIPEG’S LIVING FLAG SMASHES VICTORIA’S 2010 RECORD WITH 3,400 PEOPLE! PHOTOS HERE! WINNIPEG, MB–3,400 people showed their national pride Canada Day by standing shoulder to shoulder to form Canada’s biggest-ever Living Flag this morning in front of the Legislature, despite the …

 
  • Jun 28

Living Flag Challenge

MEDIA RELEASE June 28, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA CHALLENGES WINNIPEG TO LIVING FLAG MATCH ON CANADA DAY DOWNTOWN WINNIPEG—Victoria has issued a challenge to Winnipeg’s first annual Canada Day Living Flag event to see which city can attract more …