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Paul Massey among Canadian Oscar nods

TORONTO—Animator Dean DeBlois, sound engineer Paul Massey, production designer Dennis Gassner, and filmmaker Meryam Joobeur will be among those representing Canada at this year's Oscars.

DeBlois, who hails from Aylmer, Que., got a nod for best animated feature this morning for “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” which he wrote and directed.

Trudeau to be portrayed on 'The Simpsons'

TORONTO—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be portrayed in Sunday's Canadian-themed episode of “The Simpsons," which is titled "D'Oh Canada.”

Toronto journalist Lucas Meyer revealed today that he got to guest-voice Trudeau for the segment after a video of his impressions of various personalities—including the prime minister—gained traction on YouTube.