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A model walks the runway during the Narces show at Toronto Fashion Week in Toronto on March 14, 2016.

Mark Blinch

Toronto Fashion Week is no more.

Organizers are pulling the plug on the semi-annual event, citing a lack of local support.

IMG Canada had operated Toronto Fashion Week in collaboration with IMG Fashion since 2012.

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They took the reins of the event from the Fashion Design Council of Canada, which had previously owned and produced Toronto's fashion week for 13 years.

Catherine Bennett of IMG Fashion Events & Properties says partnerships and sponsorships play important roles in staging fashion events.

Bennett says they weren't seeing the local support for the industry in Toronto that they do in other markets.

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