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It appears that Stephen Harper is a Belieber.

The Prime Minister presented Canadian pop superstar Justin Bieber with a Diamond Jubilee Medal today, as announced on the Pm's Twitter.

To qualify for a medal, a nominee must have "made a significant contribution to a particular province, territory, region or community within Canada, or an achievement abroad that brings credit to Canada."

While the Statford, Ont. native has certainly made a splash in the world of pop music and screaming preteens, we're fairly certain his wardrobe choices didn't factor into his nomination.

The 18-year-old crooner wore overalls (one strap fashionably undone), a white T-shirt and a baseball cap to collect his prize. His outfit was perhaps even more controversial the award, if the deluge of tweets on the matter is to be believed.

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Bieber himself was clearly more impressed with his duds.

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