The Brief on the Livre Vert on the modernization of the EQA

In accordance with its mandate, the JBACE is strongly involved in many issues raised in the Livre Vert. While the latter does not propose changes to the JBNQA environmental and social assessment and review procedure, proposed changes to the authorization system will impact and/or overlap with the Section 22 regime.

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Report of recommendations - Mineral Exploration

The JBACE published a Report of recommendations regarding mineral exploration and the Section 22 assessment and review procedure. These recommendations pertain to the inclusion and exclusion lists. These lists play a major role in environmental assessments because they determine which projects require an impact study.

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