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First Nation buys bus depot, plans to revitalize northern bus service to Brandon – CBC

Mar 15, 2024

A Manitoba First Nation wants to make southwestern Manitoba’s biggest city more accessible for northern communities by reopening Brandon’s bus depot.

Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation, located about 375 kilometres north of Brandon, purchased the former Greyhoud bus depot about a year ago and is now completing renovations. The depot, located at Sixth Street and Roser Avenue, was originally closed and put up for sale in 2017.

Chief Elwood Zastre said buying the depot is an opportunity for the First Nation’s economic expansion and it will ensure northerners have easier transportation to the urban centre.

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