TCDSB Toronto Catholic District School Board

Portuguese Canadian Heritage

Celebrating Portuguese Canadian Heritage Month

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS in 2001 the Government of Canada enacted June 10thas Portugal Day and the month of June as Portuguese Heritage Month;

AND WHEREAS the Portuguese Canadian communities, which have contributed towards the growth and development of our country since the year 1500, continue to make many significant contributions to our society and to enrich it with its history, language, culture and work ethic;

AND WHEREAS the history of the Toronto Catholic District School Board is rich in Portuguese traditions and culture, as seen through student, parent and staff representation;

AND WHEREAS June 10this the anniversary of the death of Luis de Camoes, Portuguese poet who wrote the Lusiads epic poems narrating the history of Portugal;

THEREFORE, we, on behalf of the Toronto Catholic District School Board, do hereby proclaim June as “Portuguese Canadian Heritage Month” in the Toronto Catholic District School Board.

Director of Education

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  1. stevedequintal says :

    Thank you for sharing this, I hope everything worked out with the program for July!

    Happy Father’s Day to all the dads in your life!

    Peace, Joy, Hope, Charity, Appreciation and Humility, Steve De Quintal Teacher, St. Mary Catholic Academy, 66 Dufferin Park Ave. Toronto, Ontario M6H-1J6. 416-393-5528 ext. 84293 “that they may have life and have it the full.”

    “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” – Kristin Armstrong

    ***You can always email but a call or a visit will get a quicker response*** ________________________________

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