Environmental and Social Impact Review Committee (COMEX)

The Environmental and Social Impact Review Committee (Review Committee or COMEX) is an independent body composed of members appointed by the governments of Québec and the Cree Nation, which is responsible for the assessment and review of the social and environmental impacts of projects located south of the 55th parallel in the territory governed by the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA).


  • Meetings of the COMEX

    COMEX 425 : May 21st, 2024 (Videoconference)

    COMEX 426 : TBD

    COMEX 427 : TBD

  • James Bay Lithium mine project by Galaxy Lithium

    COMEX recommendation on the  James Bay Lithium mine project, as well as the review report (French only – English version pending), are now available:

    James Bay Lithium Mine by Galaxy Lithium (Canada) inc. – Comex (comexqc.ca)

  • Annual Report 2022-2023


    The 2022-2023 annual report is now online.

  • James Bay Lithium Mine Project: “Livestream” links

    The Environmental and Social Impact Review Committee (COMEX) held two public hearing sessions on the James Bay Lithium Mine project by Allkem/Galaxy Lithium, on January 24 and 25, 2023, in Eastmain and Matagami. The public hearings are now closed however the public may access the recordings of each session via the “Livestream” platform. A reminder that the public has until February 27, 2023, to submit a brief or questions and comments regarding the project.

    To access the Livestream sessions : Livetream_James Bay lithium Mine_COMEX (comexqc.ca)


Projects under review

Public Participation

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