Portuguese Canadian Democratic Association Associacao Democratica Portuguesa (PCDA)

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Type of entity

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Authorized form of name

Portuguese Canadian Democratic Association Associacao Democratica Portuguesa (PCDA)

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Dates of existence

1959-2007

History

The PCDA (1959-2007) was a Toronto based anti-fascist organization, composed of political exiles and other oppositionists of the Salazar/Caetano dictatorial regime in Portugal. The PCDA was very active in the Toronto, especially during the years leading up to and immediately after the Carnation Revolution of 1974 in Portugal. Besides engaging in political activism, locally and abroad, the PCDA also invested a great deal in cultural development, bringing important artists and intellectuals from Portugal and organizing high-cultural activities for the members of the Portuguese community of Toronto.

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Authority record identifier

F0579

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Status

Revised

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2017-09-20. Created by Anna St.Onge. Based on information and contextual information provided by Gilberto Fernandes.

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

  • Latin

Sources

Gilberto Fernandes

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