News

  • Jun 02

Flowers Going Up!

A sure sign that summer is coming happens today as the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ raises 102 jumbo flower baskets along Portage Avenue. The enormous baskets will be delivered to Memorial Park where the BIZ Clean Team will prep them.

 
  • May 18

WPA Awarded

Winnipeg’s Parking Authority has been recognized by the International Parking Institute with several major awards.

 
  • May 18

$540 to Siloam!

Today, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ challenged Winnipeggers to find the graffiti in downtown. In exchange, the BIZ would donate $20 to Siloam Mission for each call received. In total, the Downtown BIZ will donate a total of $540 after receiving 27 separate graffiti reports today.

 
  • May 05

Downtown Makes a Clean Break

Folks feel downtown is safe, its bus shelters are the cleanest in the city and the area is clean and comfortable, two new surveys by the Downtown Business Improvement Zone have found.

 
  • May 04

Cafe Turns 4!

It’s Chef Barbara. My business partner & husband, Richard and I, are owners of Dessert Sinsations Café, located at 505-B St. Mary Avenue, next door to the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Together with our girls Leah & Julie, we opened our restaurant in May of 2006.

 
  • May 04

Portage Ave Livelier

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, the Forks North Portage Development Corporation and Portage Place bring us a new Downtown entertainment initiative specifically for those of us who work in Downtown Winnipeg.

 
  • May 04

Call to Artisans

The west wing of Portage Place (en route to the Bay) is looking to add more local flavour to the mix.

 
  • Apr 30

Millions of Dollars for Downtown

A new city and province three-year program will provide up to $20 million in incentives to spur further downtown residential development and affordable urban lifestyles to more Winnipeggers.

 
  • Apr 30

Community Gardens Artist

The Winnipeg Arts Council invites visual artists to submit expressions of interest for an Artist-in-Residence project working within community gardens.

 
  • Apr 29

Bike Patrol Hits Streets

The men and women of the Downtown BIZ Watch will be soon be heading out on two wheels as they keep downtown safe this summer.