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In 1986, the Movimento Democrático Português of Montreal and the Portuguese Canadian Democratic Association (PCDA) of Toronto hosted the communist singer-songwriter José Mário Branco, who played two shows in those cities. After playing in…

On October 28-30, 1966, the PCDA organized the Canadian Conference for Amnesty in Portugal in Toronto, which counted with the sponsorship and participation of various members of the Portuguese "anti-fascist" resistance in exile, as well as many…

On January 30, 1961, a group of "anti-fascist" connected with the Canadian Portuguese Democratic Committee (former PCDA) organized a motorcade outside the Portuguese Consulate on Bay St., Toronto. This coincided...

In 2009, the official commemorations for the Day of the Autonomous Region of the Azores were held in Toronto - the first time they were based outside the Azores. To mark the occasion, the City of Toronto named the stretch of College St. between…