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Ad for Lisbon Publications published in the Comunidade newspaper. Reads: "Lisbon Publications. A Modern typography." The address of this typography is the same as Comunidade's.

"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…

"Dady was right...
The History that portuguese wrote in Canada."

"In the [19]60s and [19]70s, during the formative years of the community, when Portuguese arrived... there was no expectation of sending the Portuguese to follow academic careers; [girls] were sort of streamed into the secretary [trade]... The…