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
Julie Oliver

Julie Oliver

Executive Director

1809 Barrington Street
Office 902
Halifax, NS B3J 3K8
Tel.: 902-424-3970
Fax: 902-424-6002
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Bruno Pelletier

Bruno Pelletier

Finance and Human Resources Officer

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

Sébastien Ducourtieux

Communications and Marketing Officer

1809 Barrington Street
Office 902
Halifax, NS B3J 3K8
Tel.: 902-424-7052
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Employment Services
Francine Thimot

Francine Thimot

Operations Manager Clare and Argyle

102-1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-3284
Fax: 902-769-3294
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Tanya Comeau

Tanya Comeau

Project Coordinator for French language employment services delivery in Nova Scotia Works centres province-wide

102-1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-3284
Fax: 902-769-3294
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Mariama Sene

Mariama Sene

Employer Engagement Specialist Clare and Argyle

102-1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-3284
Fax: 902-769-3294
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Dawn Doucette

Dawn Doucette

Career Practitioner Argyle

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

Taylor Saulnier

NS Works 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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Sydney Newell

Sydney Newell

Career Practitioner Clare

102-1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-3284
Fax: 902-769-3294
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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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Dale Deveau

Dale Deveau

Special Projects Officer

Louis E. Deveau 
Entrepreneurship Centre
1649 Highway 1
Church Point, NS B0W 1M0
Tel.: 902-769-3901
Fax: 902-769-0163
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Alain Belliveau

Alain Belliveau

Business Advisor Southwest

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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Jeannot Chiasson

Jeannot Chiasson

Business Advisor – Cape Breton

12521 Cabot Trail
Saint-Joseph-du-Moine, NS B0E 3A0
Tel.: 902-224-2891
Fax: 902-224-4119
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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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Adrien Saulnier

Adrien Saulnier

Business Advisor Argyle

1 Slocumb Crescent
P.O. Box 59
Tusket, NS B0W 3M0
Tel.: 902-648-3531
Fax: 902-648-3525
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Services for Economic Immigration
Laura Huynh Lê

Laura Huynh Lê

Economic Immigration Officer 

1809 Barrington Street
Office 902
Halifax, NS B3J 3K8
Tel.: 902-422-2652
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Mourad El Achhab

Mourad El Achhab

Coordinator for Foreign Credential Recognition of Internationally Trained Nurses

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

Grâce Sathoud

Research and Administrative Support Assistant for the Francophone Economic Immigration Project

1809 Barrington Street
Office 902
Halifax, NS B3J 3K8
Tel.: 902-422-2751
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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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Erin Ryan

Erin Ryan

Economic Development, Employability and Innovation Officer Isle-Madame

3435 Main Street
Route 206, Office 113 
Petit-de-Grat, NS B0E 2L0
Tel.: 902-226-1012
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Lucille Timmons

Lucille Timmons

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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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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Allison Boudreau

Allison Boudreau

Economic Development, Employability and Innovation Officer Argyle

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