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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."

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…

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…

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…

Adelino Peixe sitting at a Comunidade round table discussion on the education of Portuguese children in elementary schools.

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

Report written by Domingos Marques and John Medeiros assessing the achievements and challenges of the newspaper Comunidade over the years.

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

Letter from Domingos Marques, editor of the newspaper Comunidade, addressed to Prof. David Higgs.

English translation:

“Dear subscriber [Mr. Higgs]:

The newspaper COMUNIDADE is published by a group of people that work voluntarily,…

Comunidade promotional advertisement saying: "This newspaper reads in less than an hour and takes a hundred and fifty hours to make. Take advantage of our work!"

Image of a group of teenagers posing in front of a banner that says "Os novos escolhem Deus" (The young choose Christ). Sitting in the front row, with beard, is Domingos Marques. In the second row, third from the right, kneeling, is Martin Silva. In…

Photo of Domingos Marques sitting at a table in the workshop of O Jornal Portugues newspaper.
Transcript of audio commentary:
"This was, I would say the spring of 1970, perhaps even before... that's right, maybe the winter of 1968. I had just…