Is it time to put the brakes on vanity licence plates?
Vanity licence plates are becoming a focal point of debate across Canada. There are currently three different controversies brewing - two are being fought in court. The central question in all of them is basically the same: what's appropriate when it comes to personalised messages issued through a government entity? It's a tough issue to navigate with no clear road map. And that got CBC's Blair Sanderson wondering why governments bother with vanity plates at all.