I am still in the UK but I have a British friend in Canada (Ontario). He is a car enthusiast and has just bought a British car and will take it to car shows.
I would love to buy him a European-shape licence plate for the car, which would look more authentic than the North American plates used in Ontario. I have found both Canadian-badged plates but in the European shape, e.g. [Edit: link removed. Please read our posting guidelines. Kay]
However, as far as I can tell from the Ontario website, these plates would effectively be novelty items, as Ontario plates are only as issued by the official provincial agency. To use them at a show he'd have to change them every time, which sounds like hassle.
Do you think my reading of the position is right?