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

“MEDIA RESPONSIBLE FOR OVERREACTION,

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…

"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…