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Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries ManyFest 2020 cancelled

The 2020 Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries ManyFest, scheduled to take place from Sept. 11-13 at Memorial Blvd. and Broadway, has been cancelled. This year’s event, put on annually by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, would have marked ManyFest’s 10th year. The …

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Join our Board of Directors

We are currently looking for two new members to join our Board of Directors who are passionate about making a difference in our Downtown Community.

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Downtown Safety Partnership to gear up this summer with support from Province

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s strategic plan puts a renewed focus on making downtown more inclusive, safe and welcoming for everyone in the community. To help address this need, the Manitoba government is investing $5 million in a community partnership focused …

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BIZ Job Posting: Coordinator, Marketing and Communications

Reporting to the Director, Marketing, Engagement and Communications, the Marketing and Communications Coordinator is responsible for creating and executing a broad range of strategic marketing and communication initiatives. This position is primarily responsible for internal and external communications, media relations, and marketing campaigns.

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BIPOC-owned Businesses in Downtown Winnipeg

Eat & Drink 99 Cent Pizza Affinity Vegetarian Garden – 208 Edmonton St. Atiga Restaurant – 329 William Ave. Banh Mi King – 510 Portage Ave. Bay Leaf Bistro – 333 Hargrave St. Bento Sushi – Unit 153 – 393 …

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Updates on Your Downtown Businesses

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is encouraging Winnipeggers to support local downtown businesses, even if they are unable to visit in person. Many businesses are taking extra steps to ensure their spaces are clean and safe for customers, are offering alternative …

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BIZ Job Posting: Streetscape Summer Team

Full Time (35 hours/week) Term Position June 8, 2020 – August 28, 2020 Rate of Pay: $13.50 per hour Looking for a summer job opportunity? Join our Streetscape Team! In partnership with Urban Green Team the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is …

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Special Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Series Brings Music Back to Beloved Downtown Destinations

Some of downtown Winnipeg’s most iconic attractions – many of them temporarily shuttered due to COVID-19 – will be filled with music and a spirit of resilience this month for a series called Downtown Sounds, and Manitobans are invited to …

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Updates for BIZ Members

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is here to support members. We’ll be providing updates here and in the MEMO enewsletter regarding programs and supports for businesses as they develop.

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BIZ Job Posting: General Maintenance

Full Time Term Position (ending December 31, 2020) Reporting to the Manager of Maintenance & Cleanliness, this role contributes to making Downtown Winnipeg a vibrant and welcoming district through the continuous upkeep of outdoor public and private spaces. As a …

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