News

  • May 09

BIZ Job Posting: Enviro Team Crew Supervisor

Under direction from the Manager of Maintenance, Cleanliness & Placemaking, the Crew Supervisor will provide guidance, administrative support and leadership to all Enviro staff to contribute to a clean and vibrant downtown. Working alongside the Enviro Team members, the Crew Supervisor is responsible for the daily supervision and coordination of tasks for the Enviro Team.

 
  • May 01

Local Businesses and Downtown Community Members Come Together for 14th Annual Earth Day Cleanup

On Monday, April 29 local businesses and downtown community members came together for the 14th annual Downtown Earth Day Cleanup. The annual event is part of Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s overall efforts to clean the downtown area and is a great …

 
  • Feb 11

Chinatown Year of the Pig Banner

Read on to see the winning design and learn more about the annual banner competition.

 
  • Nov 06

The Year of the Pig Chinatown Banner Competition is Open

Submit your designs for the Chinatown Banner Competition!

 
  • Oct 19

Thousands of People Gather at Portage & Main to Create an Experience Worthy of an International Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA RELEASE October 19, 2018  Thousands of People Gather at Portage & Main to Create an Experience Worthy of an International Award Winnipeg, MB – When 3,600 Winnipeggers connect at the iconic intersection of Portage and Main …

 
  • Oct 16

Over $85k in Grants Awarded for Downtown Events in 2018

MEDIA RELEASE OCTOBER 16, 2018 OVER $85K IN GRANTS AWARDED FOR DOWNTOWN EVENTS IN 2018 Winnipeg, Manitoba – On Wednesday, October 17 at 4:30pm the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is hosting a reception to celebrate downtown events that were supported by 2018 …

 
  • Oct 10

Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market Moves to New Indoor Location at Cityplace

MEDIA RELEASE October 10, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market Moves to New Indoor Location at Cityplace Shopping Centre The Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market is moving indoors to Cityplace Shopping Centre (333 St. Mary Avenue) starting Thursday, October …

 
  • Oct 02

Toilet Changes Location and Focus

MEDIA RELEASE October 2, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Toilet Changes Location and Focus Our Pop-up Toilet has left the SHED and has now moved to a new location before the weather turns (knock on corrugated steel).  In addition to changing …

 
  • Sep 26

Downtown Mayoral Forum a Hit

MEDIA RELEASE September 26, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Downtown Mayoral Forum a Hit All eight candidates vying to be the next Mayor of Winnipeg had something to add to last nights Downtown Mayoral Forum.  We thank them for their spirited …

 
  • Sep 26

Candidates Discuss Downtown Winnipeg

MEDIA RELEASE September 24, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Candidates Discuss Downtown Winnipeg Eight candidates vying for the position of Mayor of Winnipeg will take the stage tomorrow night at 6:30 PM to discuss topics in a format designed to keep …