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 401 : January 25, 2022 (Videoconference)



  • Public hearing – Hybrid Power Plant Project


    Due to current restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, COMEX announces that it has postponed the in-person and online (hybrid format) public hearing session for the Hybrid Power Plant project to February 23, 2022 in Whapmagoostui. The hearing will be broadcast live, via a Zoom link, on Facebook.

    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.

    Décès de l’ancien député Pierre Mercier – La voix du sud

    Pierre Mercier – National Assembly of Québec (assnat.qc.ca)

  • Annual report 2020-2021

    The 2020-2021 annual report is now online.


Projects under review

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