Monthly Archives: March 2016
The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is looking for hardworking young men or women to work full-time for twelve weeks as an intern, working on the implementation of Downtown Parking Strategies, Bus is Better Promotion, Bike Friendly Business Program, cycling initiatives and more.
$170,000 raised from last year’s CEO Sleepout was invested today to support six Winnipeg social agencies – Artbeat Studio, Graffiti Art Programming, Macdonald Youth Services, Red Road Lodge, Siloam Mission, and Union Gospel Mission.
On March 21 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, candidates Rana Bokhari (Liberal Party), Greg Selinger (NDP) and Heather Stefanson (PC) will discuss their platforms on key downtown issues.
In response to the regrettable removal of Joseph Meconse from Portage Place several weeks ago, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ convened a meeting between Indigenous leaders Lisa Meeches (Manito Ahbee Festival), Joseph Meconse, and Damon Johnston (Aboriginal Council of Winnipeg) with David Stone of Portage Place to connect on a variety of short-term and long-term goals to better cultivate an environment of inclusion, welcome, cultural sensitivity, and safety.
On Friday, Winnipeggers will see new banners climbing up the poles of Chinatown in celebration of the Year of the Monkey.