- Apr 11
11th Annual Earth Day Clean-Up Marks Milestones: Over 2,800 Volunteers Collected Over 13,000 lbs. Of Litter From Downtown Streets in Past 10 Years
For the 11th year in a row, over 500 business and community members will come out and clean together for the Downtown BIZ Earth Day Clean-up, in honour of National Earth Day on Friday April 22.
- Apr 07
Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is launching a brand new Aboriginal Artwalk project this summer, and are looking for 10 Aboriginal Artists interested in having artwork on display in downtown storefronts.
- Mar 23
The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is looking for hardworking young men or women to work full-time for twelve weeks as an intern, working on the implementation of Downtown Parking Strategies, Bus is Better Promotion, Bike Friendly Business Program, cycling initiatives and more.
- Mar 18
$170,000 raised from last year’s CEO Sleepout was invested today to support six Winnipeg social agencies – Artbeat Studio, Graffiti Art Programming, Macdonald Youth Services, Red Road Lodge, Siloam Mission, and Union Gospel Mission.
- Mar 15
On March 21 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, candidates Rana Bokhari (Liberal Party), Greg Selinger (NDP) and Heather Stefanson (PC) will discuss their platforms on key downtown issues.
- Mar 11
In response to the regrettable removal of Joseph Meconse from Portage Place several weeks ago, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ convened a meeting between Indigenous leaders Lisa Meeches (Manito Ahbee Festival), Joseph Meconse, and Damon Johnston (Aboriginal Council of Winnipeg) with David Stone of Portage Place to connect on a variety of short-term and long-term goals to better cultivate an environment of inclusion, welcome, cultural sensitivity, and safety.
- Mar 03
On Friday, Winnipeggers will see new banners climbing up the poles of Chinatown in celebration of the Year of the Monkey.
- Feb 29
Reporting to the Maintenance & Cleanliness Coordinator and Supervisor, the staff member will be responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness tasks described herein to contribute to a cleaner downtown image in Chinatown (in conjunction with the Winnipeg Chinese Community Cultural Center) and the downtown at large.
- Feb 29
Reporting to the Maintenance & Cleanliness Coordinator and Supervisor, the staff member will be responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness tasks described herein to contribute to a cleaner and more aesthetic downtown image.
- Feb 29
Reporting to the Maintenance & Cleanliness Coordinator and Supervisor, the staff member will be responsible for the continuous upkeep of public and private spaces, described herein, to contribute to a cleaner and more appealing image in various districts of the downtown, including the SHED (The Sports, Hospitality and Entertainment District), Portage Avenue, Graham Mall, Broadway and others.