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Plates aren't 'pandering'

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Justice Minister Andrew Swan (left) and Winnipeg Humane Society CEO Bill McDonald reveal the province's newest specialty licence plate.

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Justice Minister Andrew Swan (left) and Winnipeg Humane Society CEO Bill McDonald reveal the province's newest specialty licence plate. Photo Store

I see nothing wrong with our provincial government producing multiple specialty licence plates (Too much on our plates?, March 15).

What Bartley Kives calls "pandering" ignores the fact proposals for the plates go through a rigorous approval process, including a business plan for those who apply for the plate.

Kudos to our provincial government for tapping into our willingness to spend money to support causes and organizations we believe in via our licence plate.

ALLAN HUTCHINGS

Winnipeg

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition March 18, 2014 A8

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