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Image of a protest held at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, featuring signs reading "Full Democratic Rights for Immigrants." Unpublished photo for story in Comunidade newspaper, June 1977, Year 2, n. 29: 8.

Image of a bronze bust of Portuguese poet Luis Vaz de Camões with a sticker and note posted on it reading "I'm dead". Possibly taken at the First Portuguese Canadian Community Centre.

In this cartoon, five men, each representing different Portuguese political parties (PC, MDP, CDS, PPD, PS), parade a confounded 'emigrant king' on a float, who carries a burning candle representing his vote. Meanwhile, one of the party…

Cartoon 'O Canaguês' scracthes his head while pondering his vote beside a ballot box. Surrounding him are Prime-Minister Joe Clark and the Premier of Ontario Bill Davis, holding signs that say "Multicultural Grants" and "Wintario Grants"; Ed…

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...

Front cover of Comunidade, June 29, 1979, Year 5, Vol. 3, n. 1

Last page of first issue of Comunidade with advertisement that says: "Community... so you can always say 'Comunidade' is our newspaper. Collaborate. Help. Participate. Your yes can decide the future of Portuguese folks in Toronto."

Comic strip 'O Canagues':

"When I arrived in Canada I bought a car.
The biggest and the best there was in the neighborhood!
On weekends, if i wanted, I could take the entire family on picnics ...
It's too bad I have to work weekends to pay the…

Comic strip 'o Canagues':

"To make wine I always buy the best grapes from California.
After selected, they are squeezed and the must is properly fermented and barreled.
Afterwards, the bagasse is distilled through an alambic that my compadre…

Poster advertising an evening of remembrance held at The Hellenic Community Center, 4500 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, featuring information in Greek and English. Event includes: "actual footage of the Polytechnic student takeover in 1973, live music,…