Special Sub-Topic: License Plate Slogans of Canada
|"Wild Rose Country".|
Alberta. The Wild Rose is the provincial flower of Alberta.
|"Friendly . . .".|
Manitoba. It used to say Sunny Manitoba, but I guess a few too many cloudy days changed that.
|"Je me souviens".|
Québec. "Je me souviens" translates as "I remember."
Yukon Territory. Named for the gold rush of 1896.
Prince Edward Island. The bridge was completed in 1997, finally connecting P.E.I. to the mainland.
|"Beautiful . . .".|
British Columbia. Beautiful, yes, but very wet.
|"Canada's Ocean Playground".|
Nova Scotia. I guess you figured out that it wouldn't be Saskatchewan, eh?
|"Land of the Living Skies".|
Saskatchewan. This was chosen from submissions in 1998. The Edmonton Sun held a contest to see what should have been chosen and received these entries: "Eat Our Dust", "Flat Out Great", "Manitoba's Evil Twin", "Yours to Drive Through", and "See Saskatchewan - Standing on a Chair" to name a few.
|"Explore Canada's Arctic".|
Nunavut & Northwest Territories & NWT & The Northwest Territories & Nunavut and The Northwest Territories & The Northwest Territories and Nunavut. When Nunavut was formed, they kept the same licence they had, only changed "Northwest Territories" to "Nunavut". The really cool thing (no pun intended) about these plates is that they're shaped like a polar bear.
|"A World of Difference".|
Newfoundland and Labrador & Newfoundland. Actually, as of 2002, the newest edition of Newfoundland's licence plates has no slogan - only their provincial flag.
New Brunswick. The province is trying to show how environmentally conscious it is.
|"Yours to Discover".|
Ontario. Ontario plates also have the Queen's crown between the letter/number groups.
|An older one: "Land of the Midnight Sun"|
Yukon & The Yukon & Yukon Territory & The Yukon Territory. This was The Yukon's license plate slogan from 1952 to 1965.
|Another older one: "Picture Province".|
New Brunswick. Much better than "Conservation" which really tells you nothing about the province.
|And another older one: "100,000 Lakes".|
Manitoba. I guess they changed it because they didn't want Minnesota to get jealous.
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