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All Together Downtown for the Holidays

The Holidays are right around the corner and the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is excited to celebrate together with everyone, right here downtown!

There are a number of events happening in the heart of city this holiday season including:

Santa Claus Parade – November 18

A Christmas Carol at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre – November 22 – December 16

Third + Bird Christmas Market at Hudson’s Bay – November 25 – 26

– Breakfast with Santa at Hudson’s Bay – December 9

Santa Suite at the Fairmont

Celebrate the Season: Dinner and Movie at the Met – December 10

New Year’s Eve at the RBC Convention Centre – December 31

Raw: almond at The Forks

– Ice Skating on the river at The Forks

The Snowman at Centennial Concert Hall – December 17

WJO Christmas Party at the Winnipeg Art Gallery – December 17

The Nutcracker at Centennial Concert Hall – December 21 – 30

With all these exciting events happening downtown, we hope you bring your friends and family to enjoy this special time of year with us!

Visit downtownwinnipegbiz.com for a complete listing of this year’s downtown holiday events.

Winnipeg’s best kept secret!

Lawrence “Spatch” Mulhall (arms raised) and kids inside the gym at the BNC

The Broadway Neighborhood Centre helping youth through programs and support.

Bill Burfoot

There’s a hidden gem tucked away just off Broadway in Winnipeg that many people have no idea is even there. It’s a place that’s changing lives. It’s a place that’s making a difference in their community. It’s a place that provides youth the skills and lessons they need to help them realize and achieve their dreams. This place is the Broadway Neighborhood Centre. Continue reading Winnipeg’s best kept secret!

Brookside Cemetery Field of Honour has a great historic resonance for the people of Winnipeg.

Hello and welcome to the October issue of Smart Biz!

On Sunday September 10, 2017, I participated in a special Canada 150 Candlelight Service of Remembrance at Brookside Cemetery. This remembrance has special power for us today, as we recall that these traditional lands of the First Nations and Métis peoples have sheltered generations of Winnipeggers not only in joy, but also in sorrow. Not only in life, but also when earthly life, is past.  Continue reading Brookside Cemetery Field of Honour has a great historic resonance for the people of Winnipeg.

Creating the Manitoba Possibilitarians!

Bold Ideas

By Dorothy Dobbie

In 1870, when Manitoba joined Confederation, it was with a sense of hope and possibility that drew people from all over the world. The sky was the limit – no project was too big, no effort beyond us. The future was bright and shining with hope. We were possibilitarians! Continue reading Creating the Manitoba Possibilitarians!

Kurios

Cirque du Soleil is coming back to Winnipeg, but this time with its most acclaimed Big Top Show, KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities.

The show will make its home at the corner of Sterling Lyon Parkway and Kenaston Boulevard under the iconic blue and yellow Big Top for just over a month, premiering June 2nd.

Kurios will take the audience back to the latter half of the nineteenth century – to a time of innovation in a changing world. With inventions such as the telegraph, railroad systems, gramophones and bicycles, people believed anything was possible and that the world could be explored in a new way.

Continue reading Kurios