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Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire September 10, 2005 at 4:19AM

The Toronto International Film Festival Group has now raised $132 million of the $196 million targeted for the funding of the new Festival Centre that will house the event after 2008. Bell Canada is the latest partner, with group director and CEO Piers Handling announcing that Bell will name the building as part of a recent agreement. The facility, to begin construction in 2006 on the corner of King & John Streets in Toronto, will include the festival building, and a tower including a condominium development and is set to open at the end of 2008.
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The Toronto International Film Festival Group has now raised $132 million of the $196 million targeted for the funding of the new Festival Centre that will house the event after 2008. Bell Canada is the latest partner, with group director and CEO Piers Handling announcing that Bell will name the building as part of a recent agreement. The facility, to begin construction in 2006 on the corner of King & John Streets in Toronto, will include the festival building, and a tower including a condominium development and is set to open at the end of 2008.