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10 Oscar categories with Canadian contenders

The 88th Academy Award nominations included very good news for a dozen Canadians, as well as two best picture nods for Canadian co-productions.

A dozen Canucks received nominations

Actress Rachel McAdams attends The Independent Filmmaker Project's 25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York on Nov. 30, 2015. Rachel McAdams has been nominated for a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "Spotlight.'' THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP - Invision, Evan Agostini (Evan Agostini/Associated Press)

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