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"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…


As was announced by the Canadian media, a group of about 12,000 people from the Portuguese community in Toronto marched through the streets of Toronto on August the 8th, protesting the death of Emanuel…

Domingos Marques, Valter Lopes, and João Medeiros sitting at a Comunidade round table discussion on the education of Portuguese children in elementary schools.

Domingos Marques campaign letter during the 1988 Toronto municipal elections, when he ran for Separate School Board Trustee, Wards 3 and 4.