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 405 : June 14, 2022 (Videoconference)
COMEX 406 : July 26, 2022 (Videoconference)
COMEX 407 : September 20, 2022 (Videoconference)
Public hearing – Hybrid Power Plant Project
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COMEX announces that an in-person and online (hybrid format) public hearing session for the Hybrid Power Plant project will be held on February 23, 2022, at 1pm in Whapmagoostui.
A Zoom session will be accesible from our Facebook page: Secretariat Comex.
We will be accepting questions regarding the Hybrid Power Plant project via Facebook Messenger, during the public hearing.
The public hearing will also be broadcast using Livestream at: Public Hearing: Hybrid Power Plant Project | The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) (cngov.ca)
For more information on the project: Whapmagoostui Kuujjuaraapik Hybrid Power Plant Project
For more information on the forthcoming public hearing and to consult the Press release: Press release
Death of Mr. Pierre Mercier – COMEX Chairman 2008-2013
The Review Committee have been informed of the passing of former COMEX Chairman Mr. Pierre Mercier on November 13, 2020 in Quebec City. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Annual report 2020-2021
The 2020-2021 annual report is now online.
Projects under review
Chapais Énergie S.E.C. - 3214-10-012
Hydro-Québec - 3214-09-028
Les Mines Opinaca Ltée - 3214-14-042
Galaxy Lithium (Canada) inc. - 3214-14-055
Lithium Guo Ao Ltée - 3214-14-062
Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) - 3214-18-003
Processing of gold ore from the Barry and Moroy projects at the Bachelor site and increase in the miling rate
Ressources Métanor Inc. - 3214-14-027
Critical Elements Corporation - 3214-14-053
Nemaska Lithium Whabouchi Mine inc. - 3214-14-052
Kuujjuaraapik Whapmagoostui Renewable Energy Coorporation (KWREC) - 3219-10-001
How can I participate?