Cultural Activities

Guided Tour (free to all conference participants):

The Portuguese Toronto: Early Decades walking tour focuses on the history of the Portuguese community in Toronto since the first immigrants began settling in the Kensington Market area in the 1950s, and follows their westward movement along Dundas St. West into what is today "Little Portugal" in the 1970s-80s. Come discover how Portuguese immigrants helped shape Toronto’s urban, cultural, business, food, religious, linguistic, and political landscapes, by exploring the landmarks of home, work, and community life. A mobile digital companion to this walk containing photos, text, and, audio recordings is available through the platform izi.TRAVEL. Also available as a free mobile application through your app store.