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Justin Bieber awarded Diamond Jubilee Medal

Saturday, November 24, 2012
Justin Bieber and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper shake hands after Bieber was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Justin Bieber and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper shake hands after Bieber was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. (www.twitter.com/pmharper)

Justin Bieber, one of Canada's most notable citizens, was honored with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his achievements.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper presented the award to the 18-year-old singing sensation. Harper posted a photo of the two shaking hands on his Twitter account.

The award was created to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the queen's reign and to honor significant achievements by Canadians.

In total, 60,000 Canadians have received the award this year.

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