Downtown Winnipeg BIZ joins partners from coast to coast to put downtowns on federal election agenda

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Downtown Winnipeg BIZ joins partners from coast to coast to put downtowns on federal election agenda

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is pleased to be joining downtown associations from across the country to put the success of Canada’s downtowns on candidates’ agendas during the federal election.

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RFP: Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Website Redesign

The following Request for Proposal (RFP) is being issued by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ to find a provider to execute a website redesign based on the anticipated rebrand of the organization.

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BIZ Job Posting: Downtown Watch Ambassador

Full Time (35 hours/week) – 6 Month Term Positions Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour Downtown Watch Ambassadors are responsible for promoting a safer and friendlier downtown by helping with directions and promoting events and attractions downtown.  They also help …

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Record Numbers for the Ninth Annual ManyFest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2019 Record Numbers for the Ninth Annual ManyFest An estimated 80,000 Winnipeggers attended downtown’s largest street festival this past weekend, marking a record number of attendees, vendors and volunteers. A new fully-licensed site layout and …

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New Mini Golf “Course” Popping Up Downtown

Mini Peg Golf, a fun twist on golf developed by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Mart Design Company, encourages Winnipeggers to visit nine participating downtown businesses who will each host a hole during regular business hours. The course opens today and will continue to operate until the seasons change.

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Popular Pop-Up Potty Returns to Downtown Winnipeg

Winnipeg’s most popular portable bathroom – the bright orange, architecturally designed twin toilet facility that enjoyed its first run last summer – has returned to the city’s downtown.

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BIZ Job Posting: Community Homeless Assistance Team (CHAT) Level II Outreach Worker – Part Time

C.H.A.T. provides one on one support to individuals struggling with homelessness in the downtown area. Support is consistently delivered from a social model that respects the clients’ right to self-determination as they address the impact of barriers such as mental health issues and addiction in their lives.

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Popular Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market Expands to True North Square

The popular Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market has expanded to True North Square bringing opportunity for more local vendors to be included in the Market. The new site is an addition to the Market that takes place on Edmonton Street (between …

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“The Burt Backyard” – Downtown’s Newest Gathering Space!

True North Sports + Entertainment will activate a new gathering space across from the Burton Cummings Theatre on event days throughout the summer. With the name inspired by Burton Cummings’ 1976 song Your Backyard, “The Burt Backyard” will create a …

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BIZ Job Posting: Supervisor, Downtown Watch

Under direction from the Director of Safety & Outreach, and reporting directly to the Supervisor of Safety & Outreach, the Watch Supervisor will provide operational guidance, leadership, and administrative to the Watch ambassadors and volunteers. Working alongside the ambassadors, the Watch Supervisor is responsible for the daily supervision and coordination of tasks for the Watch Ambassador program and Downtown Security Network.

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