What's an Academy Award worth to a Canadian? We asked 5 Oscar winners

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Several Canadians will make their way to the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday hoping to come home with a gold statue and an impressive title: Oscar winner. 

But after the winners’ names are called, the speeches are made, the photos are snapped and the gold statue is tucked away on a shelf — what does being an Oscar-winner really mean? 

“You definitely get your calls returned quicker, I will say that,” said J. Miles Dale, a Toronto film producer who won a best picture Oscar with Guillermo del Toro for The Shape of Water in 2018.

“I think there’s no version where it doesn’t somehow elevate you in the

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