The Grand Council of the Crees

PRESS RELEASE: Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) Reaction to Review Committee (COMEX)

PRESS RELEASE: Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) Reaction to Review Committee (COMEX)

Posted: 2006-11-03

Nemaska, Quebec (November 3, 2006) --- The Grand Council of the Crees acknowledges the press release of the Review Committee (COMEX) issued on November 2, 2006. The press release notes the report of the Committee has been given to the Provincial Administrator of the Agreement for review. The Grand Council of the Crees cannot comment on the report of the Review Committee until such time as the Cree leadership has the opportunity to analyze the report. Thereport is a key component of the Review Committee's findings, and contains recommendations to the Provincial Administrator concerning the proposed EM1-A Project. Once analyzed, the Grand Council of the Crees will be willing to comment on its' content and address questions. Until such time as the Provincial Administrator releases the full report of the Review Committee (COMEX) it would be premature to comment on a decision of this magnitude.
For further information please contact:

Grand Chief Matthew Mukash Telephone: (819) 673-2600

Deputy Grand Chief Ashley Iserhoff Telephone: (819) 673-2600

Bill Namagoose, Executive Director Telephone: (613) 761-1655 or (613) 725-7024