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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.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 7:00pm

Due to the coronavirus, this event is postponed.


Yves Engler

“One of the most important voices on the Canadian Left” – Briarpatch

speaking about his new book 

Poster for the film Sirocco Winds of Change

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

The BC premiere of the film that reveals Canada's connection to the Western Sahara, Spain's last colony and Africa's only colony.

Cafe Simpatico
1923 Fernwood Road

September 28
Doors open at 7:00
Music at 7:30
Film presentation at 8:00
followed by discussion

By donation

Presented by Victoria Central America Support Committee

Cosponsored by
Mining Justice Action Committee
Victoria Friends of Western Sahara

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.