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Toronto station launches on web after CRTC narrowly rejects community TV bid

News | 08/31/2000 4:00 am EDT

Though denied a licence to launch a community TV station, Jan Pachul isn’t about to give up his plan to broadcast over-the-air. He says that he will launch a pirate UHF channel to complement the web content he’s already announced. Pachul is also taking his fight to the federal Cabinet, the Competition Bureau and the court of public opinion after a narrow majority of CRTC commissioners turned down his application for a low-power TV service in east Toronto.

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