News

  • May 21

Fitness, Farmers & Fun: #Finditdowntown All Summer Long

It’s time to get out of hibernation and into downtown this summer. Once again the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ ensures our downtown comes alive with a full slate of programming every day of the week.

 
  • May 11

Host It Downtown: Downtown BIZ To Give $150,000 To Attract New Events Downtown

Think it, dream it, plan it … Host It Downtown! Today, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ launched Host It Downtown, a new and innovative program that aims to solidify downtown Winnipeg as the premier destination for high-quality and outdoor events year-round

 
  • May 07

Downtown Is A Tour De Force

MEDIA RELEASE May 7, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOWNTOWN IS A TOUR DE FORCE 50 EXCITING TOURS, ONE NEW TOUR GUIDE, AND SPACE FOR UP TO 2,000 TOUR PARTICIPANTS Downtown Winnipeg – This summer let the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ be …

 
  • Apr 23

2,750 LBS. Of Litter Collected By 500+ Downtown Community Members And Local Celebrities

MEDIA RELEASE April 22, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2,750 LBS. OF LITTER COLLECTED BY 500+ DOWNTOWN COMMUNITY MEMBERS AND LOCAL CELEBRITIES Downtown Winnipeg – Over 500 business leaders, community members and local celebrities took pride in making our downtown neighbourhood …

 
  • Apr 14

Pause the Whiteout! Downtown Businesses, Community Members & Local Celebs Go Green for Earth Day Clean-Up 2015

This just in: the Winnipeg Whiteout will be on a short hiatus on Earth Day, April 22 in honour of GREEN! Over 450 business and community members will hit the streets of downtown Winnipeg for the Downtown BIZ’s 10th annual Earth Day Clean-up, in honour of National Earth Day.

 
  • Apr 13

Downtown BIZ & Tourism Winnipeg Partnership to Boost Economic Spending Downtown

A new partnership between Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Tourism Winnipeg aims to drive more visits to downtown restaurants and retail.

 
  • Mar 30

BIZ Job Posting: Streetscape Team

  Downtown Winnipeg BIZ – Job Opportunity Streetscape Team: Seasonal Do you have a Summer Job Yet? The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is the friendly and hardworking host that provides a clean and welcoming environment to everyone that visits our downtown. …

 
  • Mar 30

BIZ Job Posting: Downtown Transportation Intern

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ – Job Opportunity Downtown Transportation Intern: Seasonal Do you have a Summer Job Yet?  The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is looking for hardworking young men or women to work full-time for twelve weeks as an intern, working on …

 
  • Mar 16

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, Mayor Bowman, and City Partners Celebrate Improved Downtown Cleanliness Stats, and Announce Enhanced Services for 2015

Graffiti and litter removal, bus shelter pressure washing, sidewalk sweeping, and plowing of ice and light snow on major sidewalks during the winter, are all under control in our downtown, thanks to partnerships with the City of Winnipeg and Mayor Bowman, Metro News, and increased crews and equipment led by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and its Metro Enviro-Team.

 
  • Mar 05

$205K in Downtown BIZ Funding to Leverage Nearly $1 Million in Projects Aimed at Ending Homelessness

Last fall, at the city’s windiest intersection, Portage and Main, over 150 of the city’s movers and shakers camped out in the cold for the 4th annual CEO Sleepout, to raise funds and to get people talking about homelessness.