News

  • Apr 27

Call for Buskers!

Hello all you fine fantastic folks, Portage Place Shopping Centre and Downtown Winnipeg BIZ are LOOKING FOR BUSKERS to perform outside of Portage Place Shopping Centre ALL SUMMER LONG!!

 
  • Apr 16

Earth Day Clean-Up

This Earth Day, April 22, people who love their city and the earth will be participating in the Earth Day Clean Up in downtown.

 
  • Apr 14

Young Artists

School children are adding a splash of colour to downtown with the launch of the 18th annual Young Artists on the Avenue exhibition at noon on Wednesday, April 14 at the IMAX Theatre and Globe Cinema, 3rd Floor, Portage Place. The display runs until June 6 showcasing artwork from 25 different schools at 26 locations.

 
  • Apr 05

Vibrant Downtown: Housing is Just the Start

Thursday’s announcement of a $20-million tax incentive package from the province and city to stimulate more downtown housing, the City of Winnipeg’s soon-to-be-released Downtown Housing Strategy has a fighting chance of succeeding.

 
  • Mar 25

Safety and Security

Downtown BIZ acts as an extra eye and ear for Winnipeg Police Service

 
  • Mar 25

Condos at ex-Penthouse

The former home of Penthouse Furniture may soon house actual penthouses, as an Alberta developer plans to convert the warehouse at Princess Street and Bannatyne Avenue into a residential building.

 
  • Mar 24

March Member Events

Last months events for BIZ members were productive and successful!

 
  • Mar 15

Downtown Blueprint

During a recent omnibus survey conducted on behalf of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, we discovered Winnipeggers love their downtown and are visiting it more, but still want to see an end to its social challenges.

 
  • Mar 10

Lo Pub Bicycle Submissions

The Lo Pub is planning an art exhibit celebrating bikes!

 
  • Feb 25

Employing the Unemployed

Winnipeg’s downtown sidewalks may look a lot cleaner thanks to a program that employs the city’s homeless population with beautification projects – like picking up litter or removing snow – along the streets and sidewalks of the inner city.