Has VIA started to repaint some of their stainless steel equipment? I was walking down the street his afternoon and in the distance a train (presumably to Ottawa or Montreal) passed. The first car next to the locomotive had a dark stripe where the windows were, and I thought I saw some yellow above the windows. The rest was typical stainless steel equipment.
Looking on the fleet website, the closest I can see is this inactive observation car - but I don't think this was it.
You are describing the new color scheme of the refurbished HEP1 coaches: