Charles Sousa

Charles Sousa

Born in Toronto.
Based in Mississauga and Ottawa.

I am very proud to be Canadian but I am also very proud to be Portuguese, and those are equal to me. But it is important, it is important for my children. Because they don’t want to lose the language of their grandfather, who came here to start a new life, new opportunities for them, ultimatelyCharles Sousa.

Charles Sousa is one of the most high profile Portuguese Canadians, as former Ontario Minister of Labour, of Citizenship and Immigration, and of Finance with the Liberal Party. The son of one of the first and most prominent Portuguese families to settle in Toronto’s Kensington Market in the 1950s, Sousa has kept close ties to the Portuguese community throughout his private life and public career.


Hora dos Portugueses

Photos & Video