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Downtown Winnipeg BIZ: Memo - The latest information for BIZ Members

Dear Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Member,

Public health orders extended to April 30

The public health orders originally scheduled to expire April 15 have been extended to April 30. The Manitoba government announced two minor changes that took effect April 9 at 12:01 a.m.:

  • Allowing liquor cart sales on golf courses
  • Increasing the maximum attendance at self-help meetings to 25.

For more information, read the Province’s COVID-19 bulletin.

We will keep you informed as information changes.

Funding for Manitoba’s Arts and Culture Sector coming soon

On Thursday, March 25, the Manitoba government announced new funding to support the Manitoba Arts & Culture Sector. The Province says the new Arts and Culture Sustainability Funds will be administered by the Manitoba Arts Council and Manitoba Film and Music

According to the news release, arts and heritage organizations such as museums, galleries, festivals, cultural facilities, and artists will be eligible for financial support, even if they have qualified for previous provincial or federal programming..

The Manitoba Arts Council anticipates the program details will be available in May.

For more details, please see the Province’s news release.

As always, please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions:

Thank you,

Kate Fenske, CEO
Downtown Winnipeg BIZ