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In 2009, the official commemorations for the Day of the Autonomous Region of the Azores were held in Toronto - the first time they were based outside the Azores. To mark the occasion, the City of Toronto named the stretch of College St. between…

On October 28-30, 1966, the PCDA organized the Canadian Conference for Amnesty in Portugal in Toronto, which counted with the sponsorship and participation of various members of the Portuguese "anti-fascist" resistance in exile, as well as many…

On January 30, 1961, a group of "anti-fascist" connected with the Canadian Portuguese Democratic Committee (former PCDA) organized a motorcade outside the Portuguese Consulate on Bay St., Toronto. This coincided...

In 1986, the Movimento Democrático Português of Montreal and the Portuguese Canadian Democratic Association (PCDA) of Toronto hosted the communist singer-songwriter José Mário Branco, who played two shows in those cities. After playing in…