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"WHYS

A life made of dreams, for
someone who cannot live of dreams,
Why?

In a strange land, strange
customs, strange languages.
Why?

Hopes getting bleaker every time.

Evaporated, destroyed,
shattered, crumbled.
Why?

What do we…

Image of the 25th anniversary celebration of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants to Canada (1953-1978). Event held at the First Portuguese Canadian Community Center, on 722 College St., Toronto. Photo taken for Comunidade newspaper Year 3,…

Image of the 25th anniversary celebration of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants to Canada (1953-1978). Event held at the First Portuguese Canadian Community Center, on 722 College St., Toronto. On the left, the bust of Portuguese poet…

Image of male acoustic guitar duo performing on stage.

Image of a dinner hosted by the Canadian Madeira Club at the Restaurant "The Boat" in Toronto welcoming the President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Alberto João Jardim (sitting in the middle of the main table, behind the candles). The…

Image of a dinner hosted by the Canadian Madeira Club at the Restaurant "The Boat" in Toronto welcoming the President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Alberto João Jardim (sitting in the middle of the main table, behind the candles). The…

Image of a school display about the Azorean Islands.

Image of Tuba player during a performance of the Banda Lira Nossa Senhora de Fátima of Toronto.

Image of Bar-B-Q Jorbel Charcuterie Portugaise in Montreal, Quebec.

Image of Bill Moniz campaigning for Alderman of Ward 4, Toronto Municipal elections of 1978. Part of a series of promotional photos, one of which was published in the Comunidade newspaper, Year III, Vol. 2, Issue 1, September 28, 1978.

Image of Bill Moniz campaigning for Alderman of Ward 4, Toronto Municipal elections of 1978. Part of a series of promotional photos, one of which was published in the Comunidade newspaper, Year III, Vol. 2, Issue 1, September 28, 1978.

Image of Bill Moniz campaigning for Alderman of Ward 4, Toronto Municipal elections of 1978. Part of a series of promotional photos, one of which was published in the Comunidade newspaper, Year III, Vol. 2, Issue 1, September 28, 1978.

Image of Bill Moniz campaigning for Alderman of Ward 4, Toronto Municipal elections of 1978. Part of a series of promotional photos, one of which was published in the Comunidade newspaper, Year III, Vol. 2, Issue 1, September 28, 1978. The person on…

Image of Bill Moniz campaigning for Alderman of Ward 4, Toronto Municipal elections of 1978. Part of a series of promotional photos, one of which was published in the Comunidade newspaper, Year III, Vol. 2, Issue 1, September 28, 1978. Person with…

Image of Bill Moniz campaigning for Alderman of Ward 4, Toronto Municipal elections of 1978. Part of a series of promotional photos, one of which was published in the Comunidade newspaper, Year III, Vol. 2, Issue 1, September 28, 1978.

Image of a display of the book "Portuguese Immigrants. 25 Years in Canada" (1980) with authors Domingos Marques (on left) and John Medeiros (on right).