Santa Bus Rolls Out on Winnipeg Streets Today

Winnipeg Transit's Santa Bus will run until December 24 and collect donations for the Christmas Cheer Board. (FLICKR)

Santa Claus will trade in his sleigh for a Winnipeg Transit bus beginning today until December 24, collecting cash donations for the Christmas Cheer Board.

The Santa Bus (#272) will be on several routes throughout the city:

  • #11 Portage -Kildonan, December 1-5
  • #14 Ellice-St. Mary’s, December 6-12
  • #16 Osborne-Selkirk, December 13-19
  • #18 Corydon, December 20-24

The Santa Bus collected over $16,000 for the Cheer Board last year, and since its inception in 1985, has raised over $304,000 in donations.