Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today congratulating Christopher Plummer for winning an Oscar at the 84th Academy Awards:
“On behalf of all Canadians, I would like to congratulate Christopher Plummer, and all others recognized at this year’s Academy Awards in Hollywood . Mr. Plummer was honoured with the top prize for Best Supporting Actor in Beginners.
“Receiving an Oscar is the film industry’s highest accolade. Canadians have always had a strong presence in the international film industry, and the number of Canadian nominees this year is a true testament to the quality of the talent coming from our country.
“I applaud Christopher Plummer and all of Canada ’s nominees for their exceptional accomplishments and impressive work in the film industry and wish them the best of luck in their future endeavours.”
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Statement by the Prime Minister on Canada's Academy Award winner (2)