News

  • Jan 05

Buttheads Litter Winnipeg Streets

Winnipeg’s recent balmy weather isn’t revealing only the streets — it’s revealing all the trash underneath the snow. And most of that garbage is coming from smokers tossing their butts.

 
  • Jan 04

Expansion On A Grand Scale

It’s shaping up to be a busy year for Winnipeg’s Lakeview Management Inc., with two new hotels in the works for downtown Winnipeg and construction activity ramping up on its new luxury hotel at the airport.

 
  • Dec 19

Restaurant opening on Portage

Winnipeg’s oldest operating restaurant may be toast, but there’s already a new kid lined up to take its place.

 
  • Dec 13

Redevelopment in Works for Chinatown Property

ANOTHER group of buildings in Winnipeg’s Chinatown has a meeting with the wrecking ball, further transforming the face of the neighbourhood.

 
  • Dec 01

New Restaurant Chains Rushing to Feed Fans

The downtown sports, hospitality and entertainment district (SHED) forming around the MTS Centre is starting to catch fire, with new restaurant chains clamouring to set up shop and eateries already there reporting a surge in business tied to the Winnipeg Jets.

 
  • Nov 01

Downtown Student Housing

The African Canadian Foundation (ACF) has embarked on a new strategy in its bid to build an $18-million cultural/recreation and housing complex in downtown Winnipeg.

 
  • Oct 29

Transportation Forum

Join the Downtown BIZ this November at three forums that will highlight issues such as downtown safety, housing and transportation. Understanding the needs and priorities of our downtown residents, and residents of the city as a whole, is central to creating a downtown that is a more vibrant, clean, safe and green community.

 
  • Oct 29

Roads Forward Mapped Out

The City of Winnipeg would like to spend approximately $5 billion over the next 20 years to complete four rapid-transit lines, build a ring road inside the Perimeter and make it easier to move goods in and out of the CentrePort trade hub.

 
  • Oct 21

Green Graffiti Machine

The world’s most advanced green cleaning system is coming to downtown Winnipeg to fight graffiti–the first municipality in Canada to adopt the new system. The Downtown BIZ and City of Winnipeg each will now be using a brand new 100% eco friendly graffiti removal machine to keep our city clean and beautiful.

 
  • Oct 17

Peggy Wins Award!

Downtown Peggy has gone global. The Downtown BIZ’s spunky downtown character has been recognized internationally with a Downtown Pinnacle Award at the International Downtown Association Annual Conference and Tradeshow in South Carolina this September.