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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…

Portuguese revolutionary supporters sing together (likely Zeca Afonso's "Grândola Vila Morena" or the Portuguese anthem) at the Portuguese Canadian Democratic Association. First on the left is the Portuguese Consul in Toronto Ernesto Feu; person…

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…

Members of the Portuguese Canadain Democratic Association protest in front of the Portuguese consulate on 159 Bay St., Toronto, demanding that the Portuguese regime free its political prisoners. This demonstration occurred during the Canadian…