• Professional Development for businesses- GOAL SETTING for Business Owners

    February 28, 2017

    The Manitoba Marketing Network is holding a workshop for business owners wanting to learn about goal setting. See event details below: Where: Norwood Hotel When: Thursday, March 9th Price: $25 Success in Business is always paved in benchmarked GOALS In…
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  • New mural will celebrate Canada’s 150 anniversary

    February 9, 2017

    As part of the celebrations for Canada’s 150th anniversary, The West End BIZ is excited to announce a brand new mural will be created in the Saigon Park area. This mural is made possible with generous assistance from the Department…
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  • January 25, 2017

    Latest from the Chamber of Commerce: Taking Small business to city hall for solutions

  • January 4, 2017

    Ghassan invites you to gather around the fireplace at Meineke while his expert mechanics get your vehicle back to good working order. Our neighbourhood’s Meineke is the first in Manitoba and in its first year it is already ranked 17th…
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  • December 1, 2016

    After 20 years owning a franchise flower shop, Debbie Reuther decided to go independent. The Flower Lady has been open now for three years in a cute little shop on Portage Avenue. #flowershop #localbusiness #westendwpg #westendbestendwpg #winnipeg A photo posted…
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  • Winter graffiti removal

    November 24, 2016

    This is the time of year that temperatures are below freezing more than they’re above. That means there are some slight changes to how we do graffiti removal. But have no fear, all graffiti can be removed throughout the winter….
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  • IDA conference coming to Winnipeg

    November 2, 2016

    One of the biggest events for BIZs/BIDs/BIAs in North America is taking place in Winnipeg in 2017: The 63rd Annual International Downtown Association Conference. The International Downtown Association (IDA) conference attracts business district managers, executive directors, city planners, and others…
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  • First mural unveiling of the season: A Women’s Parliament

    July 28, 2016

    This week we had our first mural unveiling of the summer. The mural celebrates 100 years since the vote was first extended to some women in Manitoba in 1916. The mural portrays a scene from the play “The Women’s Parliament,”…
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  • Newest West End Mural Remembers Suffragist History

    July 25, 2016

    ‘Never explain, never retract, never apologize. Just get the thing done and let them howl.’ -Nellie McClung, 1915 For Immediate Release – Monday July 25th, 2016 Winnipeg, MB – On Tuesday July 26th, at 10:30 AM the West End’s BIZ will…
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  • New condo development coming to former ‘Pal’ site

    July 15, 2016

    Want to live in a community where all the amenities are just a short jaunt from your front door? The West End has it all and with our growing condo market, it’s easier than ever to buy a home that’s…
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  • Any way you slice it, Slice’s Pizza is about family

    June 16, 2016

    http://www.slicespizza.com/ When you’re a small business owner, often your business life becomes just an extension of your personal life. Slice’s Pizza on Portage Avenue is a perfect illustration of the dedication that smaller business owners have to their business and…
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  • What we’ve been up to

    May 17, 2016

    Heading into summer, here is a quick recap of what we have been up to! As usual, winter is a time for us to catch up on all the things that were put on the back burner over the super…
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  • Commuter Challenge coming up

    May 6, 2016

    The Green Action Centre (GAC) is sending out the call to Manitobans to join their co-workers in the Commuter Challenge.  This national event encourages everyone to try new, sustainable modes of commuting during the week of June 5th to 11th….
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  • Daniel McIntyre Ward 2016 City’s Budget Consultation 

    March 4, 2016

    Date: Monday, March 14, 2016 Venue: 999 Sargent Avenue, Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm City Councillor Cindy Gilroy will be talking about the budget with constituents of her ward. Come and learn about the 2016…
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  • Erin and Wall Update

    February 11, 2016

    Last summer our Program Support Assistant, Aaron, surveyed businesses in the Erin and Wall corridor to learn about what businesses in that area would like to see happen in our neighbourhood. From these surveys, we have put together a package with…
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  • 2016 grants now available

    January 11, 2016

    It’s a new year and that means we are taking grant applications once again. Have you got a major project on your to-do list that you keep meaning to get to? We’ve got the perfect thing to help you get…
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  • Our Annual General Meeting is coming up

    October 28, 2015

    It’s almost time for our Annual General Meeting where you can hear more about BIZ programs and meet the staff and board. If you own a business in the West End, you’re a voting BIZ member and we hope you will…
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  • Chamber of Commerce Small Business Summit

    October 6, 2015

    On October 22, the Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a half-day event with Mayor Brian Bowman’s office. Small business owners are invited to offer their input on what they need in order to succeed in Winnipeg. There will also…
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  • Telephone scam reported by BIZ member

    August 26, 2015

    From time to time we hear from businesses that have been targeted for a scam or suspect a scam. We received such a call today. If taking a call, take down the information so we are aware, but more importantly,…
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  • Power outages in the West End

    August 25, 2015

    Manitoba Hydro will be replacing hydro poles in the West End on August 26 and 27. Alverstone Street to Victor Street and Wellington Avenue to Winnipeg Avenue will be without power on Wednesday from 10 AM to 12 PM. Sherbrook…
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  • Free service for West End businesses: Brush up BIZ

    July 16, 2015

    Does your business need a few exterior touch ups? This summer the BIZ is offering you an opportunity to have your store-front spruced up for free! Being a business owner is a lot of work, and it’s easy to get…
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  • Free Facade Washing

    May 6, 2015

    Does the front of your business look dirty? Would you like the front of your business to look a little more inviting? We have a solution for you – West End BIZ offers a free Business Façade washing service. We will…
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  • Construction on Portage begins on Monday

    May 1, 2015

    The City will be undertaking road rehabilitation to Portage Avenue beginning on Monday, May 4. Construction will be taking place on eastbound Portage Avenue from Sherburn to Maryland and on westbound Portage Avenue from Minto to Empress. The project will…
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  • Patio permit assistance

    February 25, 2015

    Are you a business owner that has dreamed of having a sidewalk patio in front of your business? Make your dream come true this coming summer season! Contact the West End BIZ and we can help with your patio application…
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