News

  • Jul 26

Virtual Game Gives Kids & Kids at Heart an Opportunity to Create Ideal Downtown: Media Preview on July 26 from 4-6PM

Winnipeggers can now experience Downtown Winnipeg in a whole new way — virtually in Minecraft. A SketchUp model of Downtown Winnipeg was imported into Minecraft, giving kids (and kids at heart!) the opportunity to strategize about how the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ can help downtown go from good to great, with all of the to-scale buildings serving as a backdrop for virtual intervention.

 
  • Jul 22

WAG Carves New Path for Indigenous Artwalk with Four Inuit Sculptures

The Winnipeg Art Gallery has joined the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Indigenous Artwalk by adding four Inuit sculptures located at Portage Place Shopping Centre.

 
  • Jul 20

Community Homeless Assistance Team Bolstered by Mayor Brian Bowman

Today, Mayor Brian Bowman commended the success of the Community Homeless Assistance Team (CHAT) and confirmed the City of Winnipeg’s commitment of $150,000 to support additional outreach workers.

 
  • Jul 19

BIZ Job Posting: Streetscape Team Member

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is the friendly and hardworking host that provides a clean and welcoming environment to everyone that visits our downtown. Be part of the solution by joining the Streetscape Team!

 
  • Jul 14

Investors Group Presents the Downtown Cinema

Get your lawn chairs, gather your loved ones, and let’s all go to the movies! Investors Group presents the Downtown Cinema: free movie screenings that will transform outdoor downtown spaces into the perfect places to sit back, relax, and enjoy nine of your favourite movies throughout the summer on the big 40-foot screen under the stars.

 
  • Jul 08

BIZ Job Posting: District Operator

The BIZ is looking for a hardworking, detail oriented person that loves working outdoors year round to take on a “jack/jill of all trades” position as District Operator.

 
  • Jul 04

Winnipeg’s Canada Day Living Flag Hits It Out of the Park!

As the numbers rolled in from competing cities across Canada, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ once again claimed its title as the Largest Canada Day Living Flag in the country.

 
  • Jun 27

Your Downtown – From Good to Great: Charting a New Course for the Heart of Our City

Today in the Downtown Urban Lab, an exciting new space for community programming and entrepreneurship incubation, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ announced its plans for public engagement this spring and summer. Business owners and community partners are invited to share their ideas and visions to help shape the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s strategy for the next three years from 2017 to 2019.

 
  • Jun 22

Bike & Dine Tour Sets the Stage for New Investments in Chinatown

On Wednesday, June 22 the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and the Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre invited bike enthusiasts, community members, and local media to participate in a bike and dine tour to celebrate the installation of 20 new bike racks in the neighbourhood.

 
  • Jun 22

Pop-Up Event Series to Appear at Portage and Main This Summer: Starts Friday, June 24 11AM-1PM

Have you ever imagined the possibilities for Portage and Main? This summer, we’re going to show you! Starting this Friday, and on the last Friday of the month from June to September, the four corners of Portage and Main will be host to the Imagine Portage and Main Pop-up Series and will come alive with events, entertainment, and more for pedestrians to take part in.