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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  • 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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  • 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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