What is the status of the Inquiry's work?

The Inquiry offices are located at 600 avenue Centrale in Val-d'Or. Its team is on site and has begun the preparations for the hearings.

The Inquiry has therefore set up its website (, and posted its Procedural and Operating Rules on this website on March 16, 2017.

When do the hearings begin?

The hearings will begin on June 5, 2017.

Are the Inquiry's hearings public?

Hearings are public, unless the Commissioner orders closed proceedings.

Anyone interested in attending can go to the auditorium of the Conservatoire de musique de Val-d’Or, 88 rue Allard, Val-d’Or (QC) J9P 2Y1.

Hearings may also be held elsewhere than in Val-d'Or , if deemed necessary by the Inquiry in the performance of its mandate.

The hearings schedules will be posted on the website. Hearings will also be streamed live with simultaneous translation (English-French) on

Is there a way to share information with the Inquiry?

Since Septembre 5, 2018, the Commission’s investigation team will no longer be opening new files.

However, if you would like to share your story, there are many resources available where you could share your story.

To consult this list, please click on the following link.

Can witnesses testify in a language other than French?

At the hearings, witnesses are free to express themselves in French, English or any Aboriginal language present in Québec. 

What is the period covered by the Commission's work?

The Inquiry covers the past 15 years.

When will the Inquiry's table its report?

The Inquiry must execute its work and submit its report, including its observations, conclusions and recommendations, before September 30, 2019.