News

  • Aug 25

Job Posting: Retail Theft Prevention Coordinator

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Retail Theft Prevention Coordinator CAPP Program (Crime Awareness and Prevention Program) The award winning Downtown Watch Program is comprised of a dynamic team of staff and volunteers, patrolling the downtown, serving as the extra eyes and ears …

 
  • Aug 20

100+ Leaders Take To The Street For 5th CEO Sleepout To Spur Discussion & Raise Funds For City’s Homeless

“We are all stakeholders” – this is the guiding thought behind the annual CEO Sleepout held at Portage and Main. In its fifth year, the event aims to raise $200,000 to create employment opportunities for the homeless but to also spur important dialogue among over 100 CEOs, community leaders, and media about their role in addressing homelessness.

 
  • Aug 18

$78,000 In Downtown BIZ Funding To Stimulate 15 New Events Downtown & Attract An Additional 56,000 People To The City’s Core

What do ribs, yoga, and elevators have in common? They are but a few of event themes and components that Winnipeggers will enjoy downtown in 2015, courtesy of new funding provided through the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ.

 
  • Aug 11

Five More Reasons Winnipeg Will Love The Fifth Annual Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries ManyFest!

Winnipeg has loved the first four ManyFests, and the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ has five reasons people will love the fifth five times more! The annual Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries ManyFest street party will animate Broadway from September 11-13 with an energetic atmosphere of arts, entertainment, fitness and delicious cuisine bringing people into the heart of the city.

 
  • Jul 31

4 Downtown Businesses Join Growing List Of Exceptionally Well Designed Businesses, As Part Of Commerce Design Winnipeg Competition

An urban rooftop reception celebrated Winnipeg’s best designed businesses as the winners of the 3rd annual Commerce Design Winnipeg contest. The event, hosted by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and StorefrontMB treated attendees to delicious cuisine and conversation about Winnipeg’s emerging design culture.

 
  • Jul 29

New Investments In Chinatown Set To Launch At Chinatown Street Festival On August 29

To celebrate the 7th year of the Chinatown Street Festival, the Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre and Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, are teaming up to add new programming components and streetscaping improvements, in a collective effort to draw more visitors downtown.

 
  • Jul 17

Job Posting: CHAT Outreach position

Community Homeless Assistance Team (CHAT) The Downtown BIZ requires a trained and qualified Outreach Worker to join the CHAT Team in providing street-level prevention and intervention support to at-risk, vulnerable and multi-barrier individuals experiencing homelessness in the downtown. You will …

 
  • Jul 14

Downtown Cinema – 10 Free Movie Screenings in August Outdoor Movies Return with Blockbusters & Sci-Fi Favourites

Butter the popcorn and get your lawn chairs and picnic blankets ready – the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is once again transforming outdoor downtown spaces into the perfect places to sit back, relax, and enjoy 10 of your favourite movies throughout the month of August on the big, 40-foot screen, under the stars.

 
  • Jul 01

3,850 Winnipeggers Form 5th Annual Canada Day Living Flag

3,850 Winnipeggers showed all of Canada how much they truly love their city and downtown, as they dressed in red and white t-shirts and patriotic attire to assemble into one of Canada’s largest living flags at Shaw Park this morning.

 
  • Jun 30

Winnipeg Seeks To Reclaim Title For Canada’s Largest Living Flag

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is calling on everyone from far and wide to participate in the annual Canada Day Living Flag event, tomorrow morning (July 1).