News

  • 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 …

 
  • 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 …