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Communities in Resistance

An art show and performance event in solidarity with people who are in danger of intimidation and violence as try to protect their communities impacted by Canadian mining operations.

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MJAC events

MJAC hosts events with speakers from Canada as well as from countries impacted by Canadian mining.

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Get involved

Find out about the many ways that you can get involved with MJAC and join the work for mining justice.

The Mining Justice Action Committee (MJAC) is a group of residents on Vancouver Island/unceeded Coast Salish Territories (British Columbia, Canada) united by concerns that many Canadian mining companies are responsible for human rights violations, social degradation and environmental crimes around the world.

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

The Last Mountain examines how companies systematically detonate and level the tops of mountains to get at the coal inside. Old mining techniques had their own sets of issues, but they at least left the surfaces of mountains alone. New methods leave behind barren, pockmarked moonscapes.
 

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 7:30pm

Western Canadian Premiere

A film about the Saharawi people under occupation and the lessons of Saharawi nonviolent resistance.

Café Simpatico
1923 Fernwood Road,
Doors open 7:00pm  Music 7:30pm Film at 8:00 pm 

Discussion, refreshments, fair trade coffee by the cup and by the pound
Admission by donation

Café Simpatico is presented by the Central America Support Committee and this event is cosponsored by: the Mining Justice Action...

MJAC video

Mining for Justice Action Committee

Watch the short video to learn about MJAC.

Vidalina Morales podcast

Listen to the full presentation by Vidalina Morales on March 13, 2013 as part of the Water is More Precious Than Gold tour in opposition to metallic mining in El Salvador.

Thanks to Cadboro Bay United Church for recording this event.

Go to the podcast.