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VANCOUVER - As B.C. Legion Week wraps up, the B.C. government is announcing an expansion to the veteran's licence plate program to include currently serving Canadian Forces members.
From June 24 to 30, B.C. Legion Week showcases the work and contributions of the BC/Yukon Legion. As part of the government's recognition of the dedication and commitment of those who serve their country, commemorative veteran's licence plates will now be available to current members of the Canadian Forces who hold a trade qualification.
This expands the existing veteran's licence plate program that began on June 6, 2004, proclaimed Juno Beach Day. The British Columbia Veterans Commemorative Association worked closely with government at the time and has been instrumental in working to achieve this expansion of the program.
The specially designed plates, which feature a powder blue background and a red poppy, are currently available to veterans who served during war time or in a ...