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James Bay Advisory Committee on the Environment (JBACE)


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The James Bay Advisory Committee on the Environment (JBACE) is consulted by the governments of Québec and Canada, the Cree Regional Authority, Cree village corporations, Bands, Regional Zone Committee and municipalities during the drafting of laws and regulations concerning the environmental and social protection in the territory governed by the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement (JBNQA), south of the 55th parallel. The functions of the JBACE are to monitor, through an exchange of views and information, the application of Chapter 22 of the JBNQA and to be responsible for the administrative support and supervision of the Evaluating Committee (EVCOM).

Minister Responsible

The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change

Secretariat

James Bay Advisory Committee on the Environment (JBACE)
383 St-Jacques, Mezzanine Level, Suite C-220
Montréal, Québec H2Y 1N9

Telephone : 514 286-4400
Fax : 514 284-0039
Website : http://www.ccebj-jbace.ca/
Courriel : information@ccebj-jbace.ca

Legal Basis

Environment Quality Act (R.S.Q., c. Q-2): Sections 134 to 147.

James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement (JBNQA): Section 22.3.

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Membership

Members appointed by the government of Canada:

  • Mme Line Choinière
  • M. François Boulanger
  • Mme Monique Lucie Sauriol
  • M. Jean Picard
  • Members appointed by the government of Québec:

  • M. Guy Hétu
  • Mme Marie-Josée Lizotte
  • Mme Manon Cyr
  • M. Jean-Pierre Laniel
  • Members appointed by the Cree Regional Authority (CRA):

    • Mme Melissa Saganash, présidente
    • Mme Chantal Otter Tétreault, vice-présidente
    • Mme Ginette Lajoie
    • M. John Paul Murdoch

    Ex officio member of the Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Coordinating Committee:

  • Ms Caroline Girard
  • Secretary:

    Mr. Marc Jetten
    Telephone : 514 286-4400
    Fax : 514 284-0039
    Email : marc.jetten@ccebj-jbace.ca

    Budget

    The Ministère provides the JBACE (and indirectly the EVCOM) an operating budget for its secretariat operations. Under the provisions of the JBNQA and an administrative agreement, the government of Canada must reimburse Québec one-half of the operating expenses of the committee’s secretariat.

    Régime Nord du Québec


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