News

  • Nov 01

BIZ Job Posting: Community Homeless Assistance Team (CHAT) Level I Outreach Worker

The Community Homeless Assistance Team (C.H.A.T.) is dedicated to performing comprehensive outreach to individuals at-risk of, or experiencing homelessness downtown. CHAT Outreach Workers pursue a unique preventative outreach approach that will address the dynamic barriers and complexities faced by the …

 
  • Oct 18

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.

 
  • Oct 15

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.

 
  • Sep 12

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 …

 
  • Sep 05

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.

 
  • Sep 03

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.

 
  • Aug 29

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.

 
  • 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 …