News

  • Apr 21

Stage Set for Downtown Building

The approval of a World Trade Centre licence for Winnipeg means the wheels are already in motion for a new signature office building downtown.

 
  • Apr 20

Earth Day Clean up

Hundreds turned out for the annual Earth Day Clean-up in downtown Winnipeg on a sunny Friday, and I happened to be one of them.

 
  • Apr 19

Downtown BIZ Ready to Get Clean and Green

Downtown BIZ expects roughly 500 business and community members to hit the streets Friday with the Metro Enviro-Team for their annual Earth Day Clean-up in honour of National Earth Day.

 
  • Apr 17

50 New Bike Racks

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Exchange District BIZ were excited to start installing 50 elegant new bicycle racks last week. Answering requests from the public and BIZ members, 20 bicycle racks are being installed in the Exchange District and 30 bicycle racks in the Downtown BIZ area by OB1 Construction.

 
  • Apr 17

BIZ Gives $94,000

Downtown BIZ’s Change for the Better Program provides downtown organizations with funds to support homeless employment programs

 
  • Apr 12

Investing In Street Culture

Downtown development agency CentreVenture plans to spend $8.3 million on new sidewalks, lighting and decor around the MTS Centre over the next two years by tapping into property taxes from a hotel-and-office complex under construction across the street.

 
  • Apr 03

Downtown Jewel Prepares to Shine

ONE of the crown jewels in the efforts to revitalize Winnipeg’s downtown had its coming-out party today.

A host of local dignitaries, including Premier Greg Selinger and Mayor Sam Katz, were on hand this morning for the grand opening of the redeveloped Avenue Building at 265 Portage Ave.

 
  • Mar 28

BIZ Safety is Mobile

After a night-out downtown at a sold-out Jets’ game, restaurant, bar or nightclub, Winnipeggers will be happy to see extra mobile Watch Ambassadors zooming in and around the downtown, in 2 newly sponsored vehicles, as part of an innovative partnership between Impark and the Downtown BIZ.

 
  • Mar 28

BIZ and Impark Team Up With Two Patrol Cars

Winnipeg’s Downtown Business Improvement Zone and parking-lot operator Impark have teamed up to put BIZ workers into two mobile patrol vehicles.

 
  • Mar 12

Patios popping up downtown

The owner of one of the downtown’s newest eateries plans to steal a page from his suburban counterparts by opening what could be the area’s biggest outdoor patio.