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More than a GO Transit connection: A personal reflection on the importance of Metrolinx marking Black History Month 

This year, Metrolinx commemorated Black History Month with a vibrant GO bus wrap and a mural honoring Salome Bey, Canada’s First Lady of the Blues. Both the wrap and mural were designed to spark a conversation and to help GO Transit customers learn more about Bey, what she’s done and what she represents. It did just that, and more. In this column, Nitish Bissonauth, a … Continue reading More than a GO Transit connection: A personal reflection on the importance of Metrolinx marking Black History Month 

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See video of new GO Transit bus wrap commemorating Black History Month

A vibrant-looking GO bus is on the road, driving through the region and honoring Salome Bey, Canada’s First Lady of the Blues who paved the way for many black artists. See the video of how this bus wrap came together and why this initiative is important for Metrolinx and the history of the country. Some might say GO Transit bus #8531 has soul – and … Continue reading See video of new GO Transit bus wrap commemorating Black History Month

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Metrolinx unveils GO Transit bus wrap honouring Canada’s First Lady of the Blues as part of Black History Month

Salome Bey paved the way for many Black performers and now, the memory of the award-winning singer-songwriter and honorary member of the Order of Canada, is about to hit the road on a commemorative GO bus wrap. Known as Canada’s First Lady of the Blues, Salome Bey is one of the country’s most celebrated musicians of her time. This year, Metrolinx is celebrating her journey … Continue reading Metrolinx unveils GO Transit bus wrap honouring Canada’s First Lady of the Blues as part of Black History Month