News

  • May 16

Pedal in the Peg program is now available at 5 downtown locations including the 311 desk at City Hall

MEDIA RELEASE May 16, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PEDAL – ENJOY – REPEAT Sometimes you need to rent a bike and there just isn’t one available. That used to be the case in downtown Winnipeg, but not anymore. Pedal in …

 
  • May 12

Flushed With Excitement

The Pop-Up Toilet and Social Incubator Initiative is coming downtown this summer. Check out this article from Randy Turner and the Winnipeg Free Press.

 
  • May 11

Pop-Up Parks Gaining Ground

This summer downtown Winnipeg will experience two new Pop-Up parks and one new back alley installation. Read on to learn more.

 
  • May 07

Partners in Safety Hold First-Ever Downtown Winnipeg Safety Summit

This Downtown Winnipeg Safety Summit is designed to bring together a cross representation of public, not-for-profit, charitable, Indigenous and private sector people from key organizations and groups who share our vision. Together we will discuss and share best practices in creating a safer, more welcoming and more inclusive downtown through public and private sector collaboration and partnerships.

 
  • 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.