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  • Collection: Greek Canadian History Project | Πρόγραμμα Έρευνας Ελληνο-Καναδικής Ιστορίας

Image of large crowd seated in an indoor arena (hockey rink) listening to a speaker.

Image of panel of speakers on a stage at the Greek Community of Toronto. Banner in Greek behind them which translates as “Bread, Education, Freedom."

Image of group of protesters demonstrating outside Queen's Park. Banners and signs in English and Greek. One banner reads "Hands Off Greece."

Image of crowd of protesters outside Queen's Park, holding up banners and signs, one of which reads "YAROS The Bloody Island."

Consists of a letter, poster and pamphlet sent by George Papapetrou, president of the Hellenic Student Association of the University of Western Ontario, inviting George Papadatos to speak at an event organized for November 15, 1981 to honour the…

Image of a waving woman and a man disembarking from an airplane via passenger steps. They are flanked by Red Cross and Ontario flags, and women in Red Cross uniforms standing at attention.

Image of a smiling crowd of people standing and waving from behind rope railing, with a woman in a Red Cross uniform holding the Ontario flag.

Image of a man and woman standing on either side of a girl and boy and kissing their cheeks. A woman in a Red Cross uniform and a smiling man with a gold tooth standing nearby. An airplane is on the runway tarmac in the background.

Image of a woman in a headscarf being embraced and kissed on the cheek by a man in a hat, with a younger man and a woman in a fur coat looking on. A propeller from the aircraft on the runway tarmac is visible in the background.

Image of a man in a hat embracing a child. A woman embraces a man and a woman in a headscarf. Two women in Red Cross uniforms and an airplane's propeller are visible in the background.

Image of men and women standing in a group, with a woman in a headscarf carrying a cloth bag and bundle in foreground.

Image of a woman and two men holding a girl who is carrying a decorated straw purse and a straw hat. They are standing near a marble column marked "Taxi".

Image of two boys sitting on stairs, wearing matching jackets, shirts, and shorts.

Image of mostly male protesters at a rally in Queen's park. A woman symbolically dressed as Greece leads the procession in chains. A crowd of men with banners follow behind her.

Image of men in winter coats demonstrating along a sidewalk, carrying signs that read "Greece's Court Martial Justice 'Free World' Style?", "Mr. Trudeau...What are you doing about Greece's Unjust Society?", "Mr Sharp Silence on Panagoulis's Murder is…

Image of a woman in a light-coloured winter coat carrying, as part of a larger group of demonstrators, a large sign reading "Murderers Murderers".

Image of an athlete and Mayor Philip Givens holding an Olympic-style torch together in front of Toronto City Hall. The athlete's athletic top is inscribed "Order of AHEP[A]" and the mayor is wearing the Chain of Office.

Image of four man standing at a blackboard tallying votes.

Image of mostly male protesters marching while carrying flags and signs, mostly in Greek. One reads "What are you doing abou[t] the torture [in Greece?]"