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In a tight race, Morrison placed second, earning himself a silver medal thanks to a time of 1:45.64. First place went to Mathieu Giroux of Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec.
Giroux finished first at 1:45.29, only .35 of a second ahead of Morrison.
The competition is the first of the 2012 Speed Skating Canada season, who will next compete in the Regional/Continental Qualifier from Jan. 14-15 in Calgary.
For a full look at the Speed Skating Canada results and upcoming events, visit their official website.
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