News

  • Jul 15

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ calls on Winnipeggers to shape the future of our city

MEDIA RELEASE July 15, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Winnipeg, MB –The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is inviting Winnipeggers to “make stuff happen” by sharing their vision for our city’s downtown. “There are a lot of conversations right now about what downtown Winnipeg …

 
  • Jul 04

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 …

 
  • Jun 19

“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 …

 
  • Jun 13

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.

 
  • Jun 10

Three New Pop-Up Parks in Downtown Winnipeg

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is excited to announce the launch of the 2019 downtown Winnipeg Pop-Up Parks. This year the Parks will be located at three separate downtown businesses and will once again be open to the public. You can …

 
  • Jun 05

The Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market is heading outside!

The Downtown Winnipeg Farmers’ Market is heading outside for the summer starting June 6 at Manitoba Hydro Place Plaza! The Market is free to attend and will be held every Thursday from June – September from 10:00 am – 2:30 …

 
  • Jun 04

Annual Indigenous Gardens Returns for Fifth Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA RELEASE June 4, 2019 ANNUAL INDIGENOUS GARDENS RETURNS FOR FIFTH YEAR IN DOWNTOWN WINNIPEG Winnipeg, MB – The fifth annual Indigenous Gardens, an initiative launched by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Indigenous Peoples’ Advisory Committee and Placemaking …

 
  • May 09

Pedal in the Peg is back with a new downtown location to rent bikes!

Pedal in the Peg is back with a new downtown location to rent bikes! Head over to your next meeting, ride with your friends or explore downtown Winnipeg with one of these hip cruisers! The program wouldn’t be possible without …

 
  • May 09

BIZ Job Posting: Maintenance 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 …