‘Raising the Bar’ Homelessness Services Fair to Provide Healthcare, Haircuts, Hot Food, and More: Sept. 14

 

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‘Raising the Bar’ Homelessness Services Fair to Provide Healthcare, Haircuts, Hot Food, and More: Sept. 14

ust a few days before the 4th annual CEO Sleepout, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ will host its inaugural Raising the Bar services fair for the homeless at the Aboriginal Centre of Winnipeg (181 Higgins Avenue) from 11-3PM.

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BIZ Job Posting: Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Want to be a part of Downtown Winnipeg’s voice? As the Marketing & Communications Coordinator, you will help to positively influence the perceptions of those coming downtown to work, live, learn, and experience, and will add to downtown’s tremendous revitalization efforts.

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New “Bin here?” Campaign Launches To Help Combat Cigarette Litter Downtown

Launched today, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Take Pride Winnipeg are asking Winnipeggers to pitch in and help us plan for a litter-free downtown!

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Downtown’s Biggest Street Party Returns with Bigger & Better Events: Sept 5-7

A beloved addition to Winnipeg’s wealth of festivals, the 4th annual Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries ManyFest street party, will animate Broadway from September 5-7 with an energetic atmosphere of arts, entertainment, and delicious cuisine, to draw people into heart of the city.

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Cocktail Pop-Up For 250 – At Secret Rooftop Location – To Celebrate Winnipeg’s Best Designed Businesses

An urban rooftop pop-up cocktail reception will celebrate Winnipeg’s best designed businesses as the winners of the 2nd annual Commerce Design Winnipeg contest will be announced.

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Portage Avenue Infuses Aboriginal Arts, Culture & Entertainment With New Marketplace

Coming to Portage Avenue is the first ever Aboriginal Arts, Culture, and Entertainment (AACE) Marketplace.

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145+ Participants Join The 4th Annual CEO Sleepout To Elevate Homelessness Discussion And Create Jobs For City’s Vulnerable: Sept. 18

On any given night in Winnipeg, an estimated 350 people stay in one of the city’s homeless shelters, 700 to 1,000 people stay in single room occupancy hotels, and more than 1,400 people bunk with relatives, friends or acquaintances in temporary accommodation. On September 18th, 140+ CEOs, community leaders, and members of the media will take to the streets at the 4th annual CEO Sleepout.

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BIZ Job Posting: Maintenance & Cleanliness Coordinator

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 Enviro Team as the new Maintenance & Cleanliness Coordinator!

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Drive-In surfaces at a parking lot in the SHED

Downtown partners, CentreVenture Development Corporation, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) are pleased to announce a new urban Drive-In outdoor movie series in the emerging Sports, Hospitality, and Entertainment District (SHED).

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CHAT officially launches as a permanent downtown program

Based on best practices of Business Improvement Zones/Associations throughout North America, new efforts to alleviate homelessness are taking place right here in the heart of our city with the Downtown BIZ’s commitment of 3 dedicated outreach workers, passionate and eager to give those in our city who are homeless a fresh start.

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