• On-Street Paid Parking Price Increase 2018

    April 11, 2018

    The following content is from the Parking Store. You can find more info by visiting the Parking Store website here. This spring, on-street parking rates will be increasing by $1.50. This change will take approximately six to eight weeks to…
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  • West End staycation #5

    March 2, 2018

    All winter we’re filling in Winnipeggers on some of the coolest little places in our neighbourhood. There are a lot of quaint little stops in the West End that will help turn your winter in Winnipeg into an adventure discovering…
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  • We’re Hiring!

    March 2, 2018

    We are looking for a few great people to work with us this summer! Do you want to maximize your outdoor time? Contribute to a wonderful community? Add awesome work experience to your resume? Applicants are encouraged to apply early…
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  • West End staycation #4

    February 23, 2018

    Winter can feel pretty long in Winnipeg. All the cold and snow can get folks asking themselves that age-old Winnipeg question: “why do I even live here?!” Well, wonder no longer. Over the winter, we’re sharing ideas for spending a…
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  • West End patrol positions now filled

    February 20, 2018

    All currently available positions for the West End Patrol have now been filled.  We sincerely thank everyone that applied and came in for interviews.   Additional patrol positions may become available and other summer staff positions will be posted soon. Please…
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  • West End staycation #3

    February 15, 2018

    This winter we’re sharing ideas for spending a day in the West End – there’s so much to do in the West End, we’re coming up with new ideas every week! It’s starting to get a little warmer out there…
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  • West End Staycation #2

    February 8, 2018

    Over the next few weeks, we’re filling Winnipeggers in on some of the niche places we’ve got in our neighbourhood. This week we’re talking about Wall Street! This little pocket of the West End used to be a warehouse/industrial district….
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  • West End staycation #1

    January 31, 2018

    Although many of us have mixed feelings about winter, it’s really one of the most beautiful times to explore Winnipeg. If you’re stuck in the city this winter, have no fear – there’s a ton to do in Winnipeg’s West…
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  • Local retailer brings outdoor spirit to the heart of the West End

    January 24, 2018

      If you have ever rented a canoe in Winnipeg, chances are you have rented from Wilderness Supply. Well, we’ve got very exciting news: the prominent local outdoor retailer has just relocated to the West End! According to owner Rick…
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  • We’re hiring Community Safety Patrols

    January 22, 2018

    The West End BIZ Community Safety Patrol are responsible for promoting a safer and friendlier West End by serving as extra “eyes and ears” on the street. They assist the Winnipeg Police Service by observing and reporting any concerns and…
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  • The most central doggy daycare and grooming in Winnipeg? Central Bark

    December 8, 2017

    Have you been wondering why there isn’t a convenient doggy daycare and groomer in Winnipeg’s central area? You’re not alone. Terry and Katie were thinking the same thing. That’s why they opened their doggy daycare and spa with a name…
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  • Cool Gardens 2018: call for submissions

    November 21, 2017

    Storefront Manitoba has launched the international design competition Cool Gardens 2018: Call for Submissions.  Cool Gardens:  Cool Gardens is a public exhibition of contemporary garden and art installations that offers a shift of sensation for the summer—cooling—as a general theme for public projects…
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  • Construction on Ellice Avenue – Arlington to Erin

    August 29, 2017

    The following letter was delivered to businesses along Ellice Avenue affected by road construction between Arlington Street and Erin Street. Reference: City of Winnipeg 2017 Regional Street Renewal Program: Ellice Avenue Rehabilitation and Reconstruction We wish to advise you that…
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  • New Mural to Thrive in West End!

    July 13, 2017

    MEDIA ADVISORY Winnipeg, MB – On Thursday July 13th, at 10:00 AM the West End’s BIZ will be unveiling the latest addition to our outdoor gallery, “Woven Together”. The mural is located at 555 Spence Street, on the south wall…
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  • Booking for West End restaurant tours now open

    May 8, 2017

    We are now taking bookings for 2017 restaurant tours! Book your tour by calling 204-954-7900. Tour: Our restaurant tours aren’t just about the food but also the awesome West End neighbourhood!  Most walks between restaurants are five minutes, however there are…
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  • GENERAL WOLFE SCHOOL & WEST END BIZ CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF SWEEP OFF

    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.

  • 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 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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