November 15, 2011
WINNIPEG JETS SPECIALTY LICENCE PLATES WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE TO MANITOBANS
Winnipeg Jets specialty licence plates will soon be available, Premier Greg Selinger announced today.
The Winnipeg Jets licence plate, to be administered by Manitoba Public Insurance, will be available to hockey fans on Monday, Dec. 12. Cost of the plates will be $70 with $30 of that fee going toward the Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation.
“Manitobans love their Jets and are proud to support them,” said Selinger. “This will be yet another way to celebrate the return of our NHL team while contributing to local organizations that do great work to help our young people succeed.”
“We are very excited to make these license plates available to the public as a means of showing their support for the Winnipeg Jets and the True North Foundation,” said Winnipeg Jets chairman and governor Mark Chipman. “This provides a great opportunity for hockey fans across Manitoba to show their passion for the Jets while assisting our foundation’s continuing mandate to support numerous initiatives across our community.”
Hockey fans will be able to visit any of Manitoba’s more than 300 Autopac agents to place their orders and receive their plates.
The Winnipeg Jets plate is the third specialty plate issued by the province. In 2004, Manitoba approved the issuing of a specialty licence plate to honour veterans. Earlier this year, fans of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers were also able to purchase specialty plates.
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The Province of Manitoba is distributing this release on behalf of the Province of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Jets.