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 410 : January 24th, 2023

    COMEX 411 : February 15th, 2023 (Videoconference)

    COMEX 412 : March 29th, 2023 (Videoconference)


  • Public hearings – James Bay Lithium Mine Project


    COMEX announces that it will hold two public hearing sessions (on site and online via Zoom) for the James Bay Lithium Mine project on January 24 and 25, 2023. The hearings will also be broadcast live on Facebook and Livestream.

    Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 1:00 PM in Eastmain

    Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 1:00 PM in Matagami

    For more information on the project: James Bay Lithium Mine (comexqc.ca)

    Press release: Press release – 2022-12-06 (comexqc.ca)

  • Annual Report 2021-2022

    The 2021-2022 annual report is now online.

  • 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)


Projects under review

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