• 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.

  • Mar 02

BIZ Job Posting: Enviro Team Maintenance Crew (Litter Picker)

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is the friendly host that provides a clean and welcoming environment to everyone that visits our downtown. Be part of the solution by joining the Enviro Team!

  • Feb 25

100+ Winnipeggers, Councillors, and City Departments Gather to Discuss Cost of Sprawl: Feb. 26

How do we continue to build a vibrant downtown while creating a more fiscally efficient and sustainable city? This question and many others will be discussed and explored at the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s event – Winnipeg Now & Tomorrow: The Cost of Sprawl.

  • Feb 20

The Year of the Sheep: Artist Kal Barteski Designs Chinatown District Banners

At the Chinese New Year celebration in the heart of Chinatown, before members of the Chinese community and special guests including the Honorable Philip S Lee, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, Mayor Brian Bowman, a number of MPs, MLAs and city councillors, the new district banners designed by local artist Kal Barteski were unveiled.

  • Feb 09

A Valentine’s Day Fitting For Our City’s Lovers: Feb. 9-13

Downtown Peggy and the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ are encouraging folks to help in giving our downtown a big dose of love this Valentine’s Day!