Harper congratulates Olympic sisters
Prime Minister Stephen Harper congratulated Justine Dufour-Lapointe and her sister Chloé Dufour-Lapointe on winning gold and silver respectively in the women’s freestyle skiing moguls’ competition.
The Prime Minister also congratulated Mark McMorris for his bronze medal performance in the men’s snowboard slopestyle event.
“On behalf of all Canadians, it is with both pleasure and tremendous pride that I congratulate Justine Dufour-Lapointe, her sister Chloé Dufour-Lapointe and Mark McMorris on winning our first medals of these Olympic Games.
Mark McMorris was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, where he also currently resides. This is Mr. McMorris’ first medal in his first Olympic Games.
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