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Statistics Canada, increase use of guns in violent crimes

TORONTO – Firearm-related homicides have increased by 37% over the past 11 years, and guns have been the most commonly used weapon in such crimes. To detect this alarming situation, despite the fact that there are data gaps in information collection, is a report by Statistics Canada that examines the trends of armed crime in Canada between 2009 and 2020. 


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H&M, Nike and Primark use pandemic to squeeze garment workers

In a hard-hitting new research report, the Nederland based Clean Clothes Campaign finds that H&M, Nike and Primark have driven factory workers in their supply chains in Bangladesh, Cambodia and Indonesia into desperation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interviews conducted with 49 garment workers in these countries demonstrate that the Coronavirus-induced crisis continues to have a devastating impact on the wages, working conditions, and labor rights of garment workers. (more…)

Covid-19 Updates English

In Canada AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for use on seniors

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – The situation surrounding AstraZeneca is becoming increasingly chaotic. While in Europe a long list of countries has ordered a precautionary stop in the administration of the vaccine pending the final decision of the European Drug Agency, EMA, scheduled for tomorrow, in Canada not only goes ahead with vaccinations but even expands the range of people who will be able to receive the two doses. (more…)

Community Portuguese

Abra a porta do Consulado sempre que precise, use a “CHAVE MÓVEL DIGITAL”

25 de Fevereiro de 2021, 17 horas, está no ar, na GoLive Tv o programa “Today in Toronto with Manuel Alexandre”.

Como prometido, na última Quinta-feira da cada mês, o Sr.Cônsul Geral de Portugal em Toronto, Dr José Mendes marca presença para informar a comunidade portuguesa  sobre o que respeita à actividade do Consulado.

De forma simples e empenhada, o Sr. Cônsul e seus colaboradores,estiveram neste programa essencialmente para responder as perguntas/sugestões que lhes foram enviadas via Facebook “pergunteaoconsulado@gmail.com”. (more…)

Community English

Open the Consulate door whenever you need, use the “DIGITAL MOBILE KEY”

February 25, 2021, 5 pm, the program “Today in Toronto with Manuel Alexandre” is on GoLive Tv.

As promised, on the last Thursday of each month, the Consul General of Portugal in Toronto, Dr. José Mendes will be present to inform the Portuguese community about the activities of the Consulate.

In a simple and committed way, Mr. Consul and his collaborators, were in this program essentially to answer the questions/suggestions sent to them via Facebook “inquireaoconsulado@gmail.com”. (more…)

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