Our interview with the Montreal videographer Pedro Pires aired on RTPi

Our 8-minute feature on the Montreal-based director and videographer Pedro Pires aired on RTPi’s “Hora dos Portugueses” (May 28, 26’00”. French with Portuguese subtitles). You can watch it here. Warning: contains fast flashing images.

A nossa peça de 8 minutos com o realizador e videasta Pedro Pires, em Montreal, foi emitida no programa “Hora dos Portugueses” da RTPi (Maio 28, 26’00”. Legendado em português). Pode vê-la aqui. Aviso: contêm imagens flash sequenciadas.

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Our Jane’s Walk “Portuguese Toronto: Early Decades” is on June 3rd

This year our 4th annual walking tour of Toronto’s Portuguese history will take place on June 3rd, starting at 10AM on Kensington Market and ending at the Dundas West Fest around 12PM. See our Jane’s Walk page for more information.

We recommend that you download the free mobile application izi.TRAVEL to your smartphone so you can access our digital companion during the walk.

All are welcome!

Our story on the Luso Canadian Charitable Society aired on RTPi

Our story on the Luso Canadian Charitable Society, a community-based organization supporting adults and families living with developmental and physical disabilities, aired on RTPi’s “Hora dos Portugueses” (May 22, 1st story) [Pt]. You can watch it here.

A nossa reportagem sobre a Luso Canadian Charitable Society, organização comunitária de apoio a adultos e famílias que vivem com deficiências físicas e de desenvolvimento, foi emitida no programa “Hora dos Portugueses” da RTPi (Mai. 22, 1a peça). Pode vê-la aqui.

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Launching digital map: Portuguese communities in Canada (2011)

For the 64th anniversary of the arrival of the first group of Portuguese “bulk order” migrant workers on Pier 21, in Halifax, on May 13, 1953, we have created a digital map representing the current location of the largest Portuguese immigrant, ethnic, and speaking communities in Canada. You can find it here.

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Portuguese communities in Canada (2011): digital map

We hope that this map becomes a reference tool for anyone doing research, teaching about, or simply wanting to know more about the Portuguese in Canada.

Our interview with historian José Curto aired on RTPi’s “Hora dos Portugueses”

Our interview with Prof. José Curto, historian of Angola and the transatlantic slave trade at the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa, York University, aired on RTPi’s “Hora dos Portugueses” (May 2, 1st story) [Pt]. You can watch it here.

A nossa entrevista com o Prof. José Curto, historiador de Angola e do tráfico transatlântico de escravos no Harriet Tubman Institute for research on Africa, da York University, foi emitido no programa “Hora dos Portugueses” da RTPi (Maio 2, 1a peça). Pode vê-la aqui.

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Our story on the breast cancer charity event Sticking Together aired on RTPi

Our story on Sticking Together, the women-only charity event for breast cancer research, aired on RTPi’s “Hora dos Portugueses” (Apr. 7, 1st story). You can watch it here.

A nossa reportagem sobre o Sticking Together, o evento exclusivamente feminino de angariação de fundos para a investigação sobre o cancro da mama, foi emitida no programa “Hora dos Portugueses” da RTPi (Abr. 7, 1a peça). Pode vê-la aqui.

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