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 373 : May 7, 2019 – Montréal

    COMEX 374 : June 18, 2019 – Montréal

    COMEX 375 : July 17-18, 2019 – Eastmain

  • Public or confidential information? The COMEX clarifies its practice.

    COMEX invites you to take notice with its practice regarding the public or confidential nature of the information sent to it in the framework of the project review.

  • Annual report 2017-2018

    The 2017-2018 annual report is now online.

  • Public hearings for BlackRock mine project

    COMEX held public hearings on December 3 and 4, 2018 in Chibougamau and Oujé-Bougoumou on the BlackRock mining project, which aims to exploit a deposit for the production of an iron-vanadium concentrate.

    Informations on the project, sound recordings and transcripts of the public hearings are available at the following link: BlackRock mining project.


Projects under review

Public Participation

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