TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
("Fidelity") is proud to be a major partner of the 2012 Vancouver
International Film Festival.
The Vancouver International Film Festival is one of the top five film
festivals in North America and the largest in Western Canada, with a
record-setting attendance of 152,000 last year.
This year, the Festival takes place September 27 to October 12, 2012 on
10 screens at five theatres in Vancouver. More than 380 films from 80
countries will be shown over the festival's jam-packed 16 days.
"Fidelity is very proud to support the Vancouver International Film
Festival, one of the most important and culturally significant film
festivals in North America. The festival showcases the power of
innovation in filmmaking," said Rob Strickland, President, Fidelity
Investments Canada. "Innovation, in terms of the products and solutions
we create, lies at the heart of our success as a firm."
Along with being a major partner, Fidelity will also be the presenting
sponsor of the festival's closing gala on October 12, 2012.
"We are incredibly pleased Fidelity Investments is making this
investment in the Vancouver International Film Festival. Our
partnership goes a long way in helping to create a vibrant, successful,
sustainable film festival known for the highest quality films and
film-related programming for Vancouver audiences to enjoy," said Trish
McGrath, Director, Development & Communications, Vancouver
International Film Festival.
For information on the Vancouver International Film Festival, including
ticket information and the complete film schedule, visit www.viff.org
About Fidelity Investments
Fidelity Investments Canada ULC is part of the Fidelity Investments
organization of Boston, one of the world's largest providers of
financial services. 2012 marks 25 years of success in the Canadian
marketplace, where Fidelity manages a total of $66 billion in mutual
fund and institutional assets. This includes $13 billion in assets for
institutional clients including public and corporate defined benefit
pension plans, endowments, foundations and other corporate assets on
behalf of clients across Canada.
Fidelity Canada provides Canadian investors a full range of domestic,
international and income oriented mutual funds, as well as asset
allocation and managed solutions and the high net-worth program, the
Fidelity Private Investment Program. Fidelity funds are available
through a number of advice-based distribution channels including
financial planners, investment dealers, banks, and insurance companies.
Fidelity is a proud supporter of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and
we are dedicated to helping young Canadians realize their full
potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
SOURCE: Fidelity Investments Canada Limited
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