• Jun 14

Tackling Addiction & Homelessness Together

MEDIA RELEASE June 14, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tackling Addiction & Homelessness Together The community Homelessness Assistance Team (CHAT) is determined to help those most in need of our services and to tackle issues associated with addiction and homelessness. That’s …

  • Jun 06

Pop-Up Toilets Launch in Downtown Winnipeg

MEDIA RELEASE June 4, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tale of Two Toilets When you gotta go, you gotta go, but when you’re in the heart of downtown Winnipeg that can be a challenge. Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, and partners to the …

  • May 30

The Downtown Community Welcomes the Indigenous Gardens for 4th Year

The fourth annual Indigenous Gardens have been planted, thanks to amazing volunteers. Plus, this year story posts, created in honour of truth and reconciliation will be installed to enhance the Indigenous Gardens.

  • May 17

BIZ Job Posting: CHAT Level II Outreach Worker

C.H.A.T. provides one on one support to individuals struggling with homelessness, as well as addictions, 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, alcoholism and addiction in their lives. We strive to develop relationships of trust with our participants and work together to attain and sustain stable housing as well as identify issues from withdrawal management to mental health concerns, from treatment to housing needs.

  • May 17

Downtown Loves the Winnipeg Jets!

Downtown Winnipeg is full of excitement as the Winnipeg Jets take part in the Western Conference Final! Take in the experience, be part of the positive energy and watch the Winnipeg Jets games at these great downtown locations: Blaze Bistro …

  • May 16

Pedal in the Peg program is now available at 5 downtown locations including the 311 desk at City Hall

MEDIA RELEASE May 16, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PEDAL – ENJOY – REPEAT Sometimes you need to rent a bike and there just isn’t one available. That used to be the case in downtown Winnipeg, but not anymore. Pedal in …

  • May 12

Flushed With Excitement

The Pop-Up Toilet and Social Incubator Initiative is coming downtown this summer. Check out this article from Randy Turner and the Winnipeg Free Press.

  • May 11

Pop-Up Parks Gaining Ground

This summer downtown Winnipeg will experience two new Pop-Up parks and one new back alley installation. Read on to learn more.

  • May 07

Partners in Safety Hold First-Ever Downtown Winnipeg Safety Summit

This Downtown Winnipeg Safety Summit is designed to bring together a cross representation of public, not-for-profit, charitable, Indigenous and private sector people from key organizations and groups who share our vision. Together we will discuss and share best practices in creating a safer, more welcoming and more inclusive downtown through public and private sector collaboration and partnerships.

  • May 01

Recipients of Over $90,000 of Funding From the 2017 CEO Sleepout Announced

Over $90,000 was raised at the 2017 CEO Sleepout. Today’s press conference will officially announce the recipients of the funding.