April 18, 2017

    Media Advisory –Tuesday April 18, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – On Wednesday April 19, over 175 students and staff from West End school General Wolfe will help fill hundreds of bags full of garbage and recyclables from West End walkways, boulevards…
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  • West End Trends report released

    March 29, 2017

     Winnipeg’s West End is growing! Learn about all the changes taking place in our neighbourhood in our new Trends Report.

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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