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 368 : November 19, 2018 – Quebec City

    COMEX 369 : December 17, 2018 – Montréal

  • Public hearings for BlackRock mine project

    COMEX announces that it will hold two public hearing sessions for the BlackRock mine project for the exploitation of a deposit for the production of a concentrate of iron-vanadium ore. The purpose of the hearings is to allow citizens to be inform, transmit opinions and ask questions about the modifications of the project since its authorization in 2013.

    For more information on the project : BlackRock mining projet

    Press release : Press release – BlackRock mine project

  • Québec Mines 2018 – A short course not to be missed !

    On Quebec Mines + Energy convention, a short course will be held on the risks and vulnerabilities of the mining sector to climate change and new requirements for their consideration in the context of the environmental and social review process of mining projects in the northern regions.
    Do not miss this short course. Register quickly !

  • 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.


Projects under review

Public Participation

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