The Independent Film Channel

2001–2004

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The channel launched on August 15, 2001 as The Independent Film Channel Canada under the sole ownership of Salter Street Films, with its name licensed from its American counterpart, IFC. In December 2001, the Salter Street Films was acquired by Alliance Atlantis. In 2005, the channel was renamed IFC with the full name being de-emphasized even though the channel was still licensed as 'The Independent Film Channel'.

IFC Canada

2004–2019

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On September 30, 2019, IFC Canada was shut down by Corus Entertainment as part of a wider restructuring whereby it is shutting down less popular, under-performing channels.


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