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 370 : January 28 to 30, 2019 – Chisasibi

    COMEX 371 : February 28, 2019 – Montréal

    COMEX 372 : April 3, 2019 – Montréal

  • 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.

    In addition, taking into account the holiday season, the COMEX extends its public consultation period. Those wishing to file a brief or raise questions to the Review Committee have until January 21 at noon to forward them to the COMEX Secretariat at the following coordinates:

    Secrétariat du COMEX
    Édifice Marie-Guyart, 6e étage, boîte 83
    675, boulevard René-Lévesque Est
    Québec, Québec , G1R 5V7

    Email : [email protected]

  • 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.


Projects under review

Public Participation

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