It’s now possible to rent a bike in downtown through a new program launched on Wednesday.
Pedal in the Peg is an active transit initiative from the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ.
By Sarah Klein
A new protocol is in place to assist Winnipeg’s homeless population and safely transport them to a shelter when in need.
The ‘voluntary transport to drop-in shelters protocol’ allows Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service paramedics or firefighter-paramedics to transport the patient to a drop-in shelter instead of a hospital if their assessment warrants it.
New banners celebrating Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog are hanging in downtown Winnipeg.
The winning design in the 2018 Chinatown Banner Competition was unveiled over the weekend during a celebratory banquet on King Street.
New funding announced by the City of Winnipeg on Tuesday will enhance foot patrol programs to increase safety in the core, while also tackling litter and graffiti removal.
The city is investing $30,000 in each of the foot patrol programs operated by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, the West End BIZ, and the Exchange District BIZ. An additional $90,000 will go to Take Pride Winnipeg to support litter cessation, graffiti control and their mural program.
CEOs and community leaders are trading their comfy beds for a night outside on Thursday.
The sixth annual CEO Sleepout is working towards its $1 million goal to fundraise in an effort to end homelessness.
WINNIPEG — About 70,000 people ventured downtown this weekend to take in the seventh annual ManyFest.
The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ event packed several festivals into one large, three-day spectacular along Broadway and Memorial Boulevard. (The weather also cooperated — a huge bonus!)
Here’s a tip: arrive at ManyFest on an empty stomach.
The two-day downtown Winnipeg street festival this weekend is promising the most food trucks ever. More than 40 of them will line Broadway and the surrounding area for the seventh annual festival, known for combining several events into one massive party.
WINNIPEG — The thing about ManyFest is it’s many things rolled up into one thing. The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is building on that this year with more food trucks than ever before.
The three-day festival, September 8-10, will close down a stretch of Memorial Boulevard and Broadway for a street party packed with food, entertainment, arts, health and fitness.
How does the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ out-do themselves every July 1? Well, for starters, they could bring their annual Canada Day living flag to the city’s most iconic intersection.
Thousands of Winnipeggers will gather at Portage and Main this year for the seventh anniversary of the yearly event to form a maple leaf.