I'm sad to see that Jean-Luc Dinsdale doesn't know the great canadian legacy of stop motion animation. The NFB won tons prizes with great animation movies like the 2 oscars won by L'Homme qui plantait des arbres. This surely is not the first canadian stop motion animation movie.
here is an interesting link:
online editor - motion graphics - Post-prod director
Directeur technique de post-production
Le Bureau de post production
Administrator of the Montreal Final Cut User Group