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Star Ray TV is a community television station in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The station, which broadcasts on channel 15 in Toronto, Ontario's Beaches neighbourhood, was launched in 1997 when Jan Pachul applied to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission for license to serve the community. Motto: Diversity Our Strength Map of Ontario Counties, Toronto being red Area: 641 sq. ... Motto: Diversity Our Strength Map of Ontario Counties, Toronto being red Area: 641 sq. ... The iconic Beaches Lifeguard house The Beaches is an upscale neighbourhood and popular tourist destination located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC, in French Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes) was established in 1968 by the Canadian Parliament to replace the Board of Broadcast Governors. ...

On August 21, 2000, after numerous interventions from established broadcasters, the CRTC turned down Pachul's application, on the grounds that it did not meet with the CRTC's LPTV policy. It was soon revealed, however, that the CRTC didn't even have an LPTV policy, and Pachul alleged that the CRTC was simply protecting established corporate broadcasters who had already failed in their responsibility to provide programming of community interest. On September 9, the station began broadcasting illegally. August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ...

Pachul appeared before the CRTC on September 19, 2001, and was ordered to shut the station down by November 15 of that year. In December, the CRTC finally published a policy permitting the development of community stations on LPTV. September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ...

In recent years, the station has broadcast over the Internet. Pachul applied for another broadcasting license on June 3, 2004. June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External Links

  • Star Ray TV
  • Friends of Canadian Broadcasting responds to Star Ray

  Results from FactBites:
Star Ray TV community television in Toronto (342 words)
Star Ray TV has begun broadcasting on UHF channel 15 to protest CRTC corruption.
Star Ray TV also has ventured out on the Internet supplying over 50 channels of international programming including Star Ray TV and SR Music, a radio station offering Toronto artists.
The on air look is surprisingly topnotch considering Star Ray's meager finances and the fact that it is run entirely by volunteers.
STAR RAY TV Press Release #13 (534 words)
The community TV station filed an application with the CRTC for a low-power television license in June 2004.
Star Ray TV called the individual responsible for processing the application.
Star Ray TV would like to hear from individuals who have a similar story to tell about the CRTC.
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