The CDÉNÉ Team

CDÉNÉ staff provide services to businesses, not-for-profit organizations, entrepreneurs, job seekers, economic immigrants and Acadian and Francophone communities to improve their economic success. Contact a member of our team today to access our services or come in to one of our offices in the Acadian and Francophone regions of the province.

If you’re not sure whom to contact, dial 1-866-55CDENE or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will steer your request to the right person.

Head office
Kenneth Deveau

Kenneth Deveau

Chief Executive Officer

1809 Barrington Street
Office 902
Halifax, NS B3J 3K8
Tel.: 902-769-8505
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Nidhal Kefi

Nidhal Kefi

Financial and Administrative Management Officer

1809 Barrington Street
Office 902
Halifax, NS B3J 3K8
Tel.: 902-424-7371
Fax: 902-424-6002
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Francis Robichaud

Francis Robichaud

Communications & Marketing Officer

Louis E. Deveau
Entrepreneurship Centre
1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tél.: 902-769-7381
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Employment Services
Francine Thimot

Francine Thimot

Operations Manager Clare and Argyle, Chéticamp and Isle Madame

102-1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-3284
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Tanya Comeau

Tanya Comeau

Team Lead Manager CFA Clare 

102-1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-3284
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Dawn Doucette

Dawn Doucette

Case Manager  Argyle

1 Slocumb Crescent
P.O. Box 59
Tusket, NS B0W 3M0
Tel.: 902-648-0573
Fax: 902-648-3508
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Marcienne Deveau

Marcienne Deveau

Case Manager  Clare

102-1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-3284
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Melanie Joshua

Melanie Joshua

Case Manager – Isle Madame / School Liaison

3435 Highway 206
Petit-de-Grat NS B0E 2L0
Tel.: 902-226-3029
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Patsy Hicks

Patsy Hicks

Employer Engagement Specialist Clare and Argyle

102-1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-3284 (office)
Tel.: 902-778-2645 (cellular)
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Brenda LeBlanc

Brenda LeBlanc

Case Manager - Chéticamp / Employer Engagement Specialist - Inverness County

12521 Cabot Trail Road
Saint-Joseph-du-Moine NS B0E 3A0
Tel.: 902-224-2774 (office)
Tel.: 902-224-0120 (cellular)
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Sydnee Saulnier

Sydnee Saulnier

School Liaison

102-1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-778-2036 (cellular)
Tel.: 902-769-3284 (office)
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Business and Entrepreneurship Services
André LeBlanc

André LeBlanc

Manager

Louis E. Deveau
Entrepreneurship Centre
1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-3902
Fax: 902-769-0163
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Gyslain Gamache

Gyslain Gamache

Business Advisor – Argyle

1 rue Slocumb,
Tusket (N.-É.)
B0W 3M0
Tel.: 902-648-3531 
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Alain Belliveau

Alain Belliveau

Business Advisor Clare

Louis E. Deveau 
Entrepreneurship Centre
1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-3903
Fax: 902-769-0163
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Maurice Lelièvre

Maurice Lelièvre

Project Officer – Cape Breton

12521 Cabot Trail
Saint-Joseph-du-Moine, NS B0E 3A0
Tel.: 902-224-4102
Fax: 902-224-4119
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Gerardo Gabriel Vallejo

Gerardo Gabriel Vallejo

Business Advisor for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

1809 Barrington Street
Office 902
Halifax, NS B3J 3K8
Tel.: 902-478-2566 (cellular)
Tel.: 902-424-6021 (office)
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Adèle LeBlanc

Adèle LeBlanc

Women in Business Advisor

12521 Cabot Trail
St-Joseph-du-Moine NS
B0E 3A0
Tel.: 902-224-3952
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Services for Economic Immigration
Amel Souid Mezaguer

Amel Souid Mezaguer

Economic Immigration Services Coordinator  

1809 Barrington Street
Office 902
Halifax, NS B3J 3K8
Tel.: 902-422-2652
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Joslin Nfonyele

Joslin Nfonyele

Employment Services Officer for the Francophone Immigration Project

1809 Barrington Street
Office 902
Halifax, NS B3J 3K8
Tel.: 902-422-2658
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Zineb Bennani

Zineb Bennani

FCR services Agent for the Francophone Immigration Project 

1809 Barrington Street
Office 902
Halifax, NS B3J 3K8
Tel.: 902-422-2658
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Community Economic Development Services
Gwen LeBlanc

Gwen LeBlanc

Manager

1 Slocumb Crescent
P.O. Box 59
Tusket, NS B0W 3M0
Tel.: 902-749-6206
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Renee Blinn

Renee Blinn

Economic Development, Employability and Innovation Officer Clare

Entrepreneurship Centre
1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-0043
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Adrian Surette

Economic Development, Employability and Innovation Officer – Argyle 

1 Slocumb Crescent
P.O. Box 59
Tusket, NS B0W 3M0
Tél.: 902-648-3566
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Jacqueline Gerroir

Jacqueline Gerroir

Economic Development, Employability and Innovation Officer  Isle Madame

3435 Highway 206
Petit-de-Grat NS B0E 2L0
Tél.: 902-226-1012
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Carole Aucoin

Carole Aucoin

Economic Development, Employability and Innovation Officer Chéticamp/Saint-Joseph-du-Moine

12521 Cabot Trail
Saint-Joseph-du-Moine, NS B0E 3A0
Tel.: 902-224-2867
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Issam Wade

Issam Wade

Project Development Officer

1809 Barrington Street
Office 902
Halifax, NS B3J 3K8
Tel.: 902-307-6001
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Services for Immigrant Entrepreneurs
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