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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 Unpublished photo for story in Comunidade newspaper, June 1977, Year 2, n. 29: 8.

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…

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…

"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…

In this cartoon, an image of U.S. President Jimmy Carter on TV says: "...the U.S. will achieve self-sufficiency." Meanwhile, 'o Canagues´ is urinating into the gas tank of an American car, license plate 1979, and saying: "Hey! This even feels…

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…

Comic strip 'O Canagues':

"I would like you to give me a raise.
Impossible.
I would like prices not be raised.
Impossible.
I would like you not to raise my rent.
Impossible.
...may 1976 be a very prosperous year.
Impossible."

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…

Consists of Herbert and Jessica Hunt's certificate of approval for participation in the 3,000 Family Scheme, containing further directions and conditions.

Image of a school display about the Azorean Islands.