plate: I am very, very proud to be given that particular plate, said Lt.-Col, according to Rabble. Archie Steacy of the B.C. Veterans Commemorative Association, which is leading opposition to the change. The opposition has complained the consultation is only taking place online while some military veterans have threatened to return their special licenses if the RCMP are allowed to join their exclusive club. Having served in the armed forces for a period of 38 years I feel really good when I am driving my car and people stop me to say thank you. Much to the chagrin of some military veterans, the Legion's definition of a veteran now includes former RCMP. In the mid-2000s every province adopted a special veterans licence plate. Granted a monopoly over the poppy symbol nearly a century ago, the Royal Canadian Legion allows provincial governments to use their trademark poppy on licence plates to signify the driver is a veteran. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.