News

  • Jun 25

A Better Way To Give

Downtown BIZ’s Change for the Better Program Campaigns to End Panhandling and Supports Homeless Employment Programs

 
  • Jun 22

Show us your Red & White

Downtown BIZ Challenges 5,000 Winnipeggers to Assemble into Winnipeg’s 2nd Annual Canada Day Living Flag

 
  • Jun 20

Out to Lunch Concerts

The Downtown BIZ’s free Out to Lunch summer concert series kicked off last week and continues every week this summer on Wednesdays from 12-1pm until August 31. Investors Group presents these concerts for the downtown community to enjoy at a variety of downtown locations. From rock to country to jazz, there’s something for everyone!

 
  • Jun 19

Downtown Moves Forward

An interactive and participatory tour and dialogue of our downtown on June 18, 2012 gave provincial MLAs a reenergized view of the inner workings of the city centre and the Downtown BIZ. During this tour, the BIZ had an opportunity to engage and get input from MLAs and Ministers about their vision for our downtown, in relation to the needs of their neighbourhood stakeholders of whom they represent.

 
  • Jun 15

Busk Off Heats Up

Downtown Winnipeg is heating up this summer, especially on Portage Avenue, our city’s most iconic thoroughfare, that will see numerous fun activities fill the street – starting with the Downtown BIZ’s annual Portage Avenue Alive Busk Off, scheduled Thursday, June 14th from 11am to 2pm – where artisans/musicians compete for cash prizes, winners selected by public vote at BIZ kiosks located along the avenue.

 
  • Jun 04

New Flower Baskets

This past weekend, Pride festival-goers and downtown dwellers were delighted to see 102 beautifully arranged flower baskets installed along Portage Avenue, one of Winnipeg’s most iconic thoroughfares.

 
  • May 14

Millennium Library Park Photoshoot Contest

As an initiative to promote the upcoming opening of the Millennium Library Park and to increase sponsorship for the Millennium Library site furniture pieces, the Downtwon BIZ has come up with a Photo shoot Contest!

 
  • Apr 30

Young Entrepreneurs Take Over Downtown Winnipeg

Over 150 young people from all over Winnipeg are now equipped with essential tools needed to open up a business downtown, having learned a lesson or two at the Downtown BIZ’s ‘Young Entrepreneurs Take Downtown’ event on April 25, presented by Royal Bank of Canada.

 
  • Apr 23

Earth Day Clean-up

Over 400 business and community members took over the downtown streets on April 20th for the Downtown BIZ’s 7th annual Earth Day Clean-up, in honour of National Earth Day.

 
  • Apr 21

Stage Set for Downtown Building

The approval of a World Trade Centre licence for Winnipeg means the wheels are already in motion for a new signature office building downtown.