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Canadian Screen Awards 2016: Jacob Tremblay, Christopher Plummer among stars on the red carpet

One of the most highly anticipated arrivals on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet was also the youngest: nine-year-old actor Jacob Tremblay, star of the movie Room.

Room, the cast of Schitt's Creek were big winners Sunday night

Jacob Tremblay accepted a best actor award for his role in the film Room at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards, in Toronto, on Sunday. (Evan Mitsui/CBC)

One of the most highly anticipated arrivals on the Canadian Screen Awards red carpet was also the youngest: nine-year-old Room actor Jacob Tremblay, who later in the evening was handed the best actor award by the elder statesman of Canadian acting talent, Christopher Plummer.

Before the awards were handed out on Sunday night, the stars posed for photos on the red carpet. 

Martin Short won a lifetime achievement award. 

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Jessi Cruickshank looked smart in red.

The host of Canada's Smartest Person was one of the first stars to walk the red carpet Sunday night.

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Christopher Plummer kept it classy.

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Missy Peregrym traded blue for black.

Peregrym, who stars in Rookie Blue, was nominated for a best actress award for her role in the television police drama.

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Actor Emanuel Kabongo rocked a two-tone tux.

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The Mohawk Girls stuck together.

Actresses Heather White, Maika Harper, Brittany LeBorgne and Jennifer Pudavick, who co-star in the best comedy-nominated APTN series Mohawk Girls, walked the red carpet together.

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The cast of Mr. D was in the house…

Actors Darrin Rose and Wes Williams, who appear alongside Gerry Dee in the best comedy-nominated series Mr. D, struck a pose on the red carpet Sunday night.

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…including Suresh John, Naomi Snieckus and Lauren Hammersley.

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Christine Beaulieu gave photographers one last look. 

The French actress was nominated for best supporting actress for the film Le Mirage.

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Actor Shamier Anderson oozed style.

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David Gross and Emma Donoghue were there. 

Room's producer and writer both won Canadian Screen Awards. Room also won Best Motion Picture. 

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Sunday night's gala, hosted by Norm Macdonald and held at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, streamed live on CBC.ca and aired on CBC television.


Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified actor Shamier Anderson as Stephan James.

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