Business Improvement Zone

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Announcing Our New Executive Director

The Transcona BIZ is pleased to welcome Leila Dance as its new Executive Director, effective January 6, 2020. She takes over from the retiring Alex Morrison, who led the organization since 2015. Leila is a life-long resident of Transcona with a passion for supporting and working with local businesses and community organizations. Her background in […]

Election 2018

The mandate of the Transcona Business Improvement Zone is to create a place where businesses can thrive. The BIZ uses many strategies to fulfill this role, including beautification, streetscaping, activation, events, safety, advocacy and marketing.  Our members are all the businesses within the Zone. To understand each of the Councillor candidates’ positions on many of […]


Thank you for your questions 1. I feel the Transcona biz does an excellent job in what they’ve done in Transcona so far. I would like to be involved directly, to help make sure the Transcona, along with the help of the Transcona biz, keeps moving in a positive direction. 2. I would like to […]


QUESTIONS FOR CANDIDATES (Ray Ulasy)   What will you do as the City Councillor for Transcona to support the Transcona BIZ and its members? Work with the Transcona Biz to promote and facilitate business growth and ensure current members are satisfied with the Biz’s overall performance in the business community.   What is your vision […]


  1 The Transcona Biz upholds our business community. I would actively liase with the board and it’s members as I work for the people of Transcona.   2 I would like to see more economic growth as I’m sure the Biz and it’s members. Work together to bring more people to downtown to purchase […]


Shane Geschiere  QUESTIONS FOR CANDIDATES What will you do as the City Councillor for Transcona to support the Transcona BIZ and its members? I will commit to attend monthly board meetings and work as an advocate to secure funding for projects or events the Biz board deems are priorities.   What is your vision for […]

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