Uranium Industry Issues in Québec - Public hearing sessions of the question and information phase - RAPPEL

QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The inquiry commission of the Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement (BAPE), chaired by Louis-Gilles Francoeur, supported by commissioners Michèle Goyer and Joseph Zayed, will begin tonight its second phase, question and information, of the public hearing on uranium industry issues in Québec in Mistissini. This phase will allow the commission and the participants to deepen their knowledge of the issues concerning the uranium industry in Québec, with the help of specialists and resource persons.

Chibougamau' and Chisasibi's citizens can participate to those sessions by live video conference. 


Hearing room

Neoskweskau Complex
206, Main Street

Video conference room

Hôtel de Ville de Chibougamau
Salle du Conseil
650, 3e rue

Cree nation of Chisasibi
Mitchuap building
Banquet Hall


The commission wants to orientate its work on certain themes. Each session will start with one or many presentations and will be followed by a questions period, depending on the theme of the session.

Here are the broached themes for the sessions in Mistissini:


Semaine du 3 au 5 septembre  2014

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 (evening)

  • Context

Thursday, September 4, 2014 (a.m., p.m. and evening)

  • Exploration and exploitation

  • Ecology

  • Health

Friday, September 5, 2014 (a.m.)  

  • Governance


It will also be possible to send questions to the commission by a Web form, also available on the Website, from September 3, 2014, at 7 p.m. to October 3, 2014, at noon.

If you would like further information, please contact Rita Leblanc, the Commission Secretariat Coordinator, at 418 643-7447 or toll-free at 1 800 463-4732, ext. 422. You may also contact the commission by e-mail at the following address: uranium@bape.gouv.qc.ca.


SOURCE: Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement

For further information: Louise Bourdages, Communications Advisor, 418 643-7447 or 1 800 463-4732, ext. 532

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