Manitoba

Oxford House woman turns 109

The RCMP bestowed Sarah Harper with a star blanket and congratulated her on her longevity.

The RCMP gave Sarah Harper a star blanket and congratulated her on her longevity

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An Oxford House woman is marking a significant milestone this week by celebrating her 109th birthday.

Sarah Harper arrived in Winnipeg from Oxford House by Perimeter Airlines Monday evening.

She was greeted with a rousing rendition of Happy Birthday and a birthday cake.

She was welcomed to Winnipeg by Deputy Premier Kerri-Irvin Ross and Harper was presented with a star blanket from the RCMP.

Sarah Harper, from Oxford House, celebrated her 109th birthday in Winnipeg on Monday. (CBC)