Halifax, November 14, 2018 – This third reception for Acadian and Francophone municipal councillors organized by le Conseil du développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ) took place during the annual conference of the Federation of Nova Scotia Municipalities in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Municipal Affairs. This evening was an opportunity for participants to network in French and explore potential collaborative opportunities while sharing their knowledge and expertise.

Dignitaries present were Honourable Chuck Porter, Minister of Municipal Affairs, and Honourable Lena Metlege Diab, Minister of Acadian Affairs and Francophonie, and Minister of Immigration for Nova Scotia. Minister Lena Diab was accompanied by the Executive Director of Acadian Affairs and Francophonie, Mr. Mark Bannerman.

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Carl Deveau, Clare Councillor, Honourable Chuck Porter, Minister of Municipal Affairs, Julie Oliver, Executive Director of the CDÉNÉ, and Ronnie Leblanc, Vice-President of the CDÉNÉ

Halifax, november 2, 2018 – Le Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ) is pleased to welcome Sébastien Ducourtieux, newly appointed as Communications and Marketing Officer. He took office on October 29 in Halifax. 

Native from France, Sébastien holds a Master's degree in Political Sciences from the University Toulouse I, in France. Passionate about graphic arts since his childhood, he naturally turned to graphic design after university studies. He worked as an art director, graphic designer and webmaster in a French musical instruments company for 7 years. Then, he founded his own graphic design studio in France in 2014, an activity he led until his arrival in Canada in August 2018.

Le Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ) is pleased to welcome Benoit Seveno, newly appointed as Communications and Marketing Officer. He took office on April 18 in Halifax. 

Native from France, Benoit holds a Master's degree in Marketing, Communication et Culture de from the University of Lille, in France. His many professional experiences in France and Canada have enabled him to be in charge of membership for a not-for-profit organization in Montréal (Qc), to manage the economic development for the Town of Truro (Ns) as well as supervising communications for the French Association of Renewable Energy in Paris, France. He also taught Business and management at the NSCC Campus in Truro, NS.


CDÉNÉ wishes you a good National Acadian Day ⭐️
Our team is proud of Acadian culture, history, traditions and heritage! ⭐️
DG CDENE et DG OceanJulie Oliver (Executive Director of the CDÉNÉ) and Jules Leblanc (President and owner of Ocean Pride) at the facilities in Saint Pierre where the first transformation of sea cucumber will take place.

The Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ) Executive Director was inaugurating a sea cucumber processing plant in St. Pierre and Miquelon last July.

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Le Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ) is pleased to welcome Sarah Robicheau as Project Coordinator on the Economic Advancement of Women. She started July 11, 2017 in Halifax, where she will be based.

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From left to right: Ronnie Leblanc (warden representing the region of Clare), Julie Oliver (Director General of the CDÉNÉ), Danny Muise (deputy warden representing the Argyle region), Alfred Poirier (deputy warden representing Inverness). Missing from the photo, Laurier Samson (employee of the municipality representing the Richmond area)

The Nova Scotia Economic Development Board (CDENE) was accompanied by representatives from the municipalities of the Acadian regions of Nova Scotia at the Rendez-vous 2017 of the Francophone and Francophile City Network of America (RVFFA), on 17 On July 19 in Quebec City.

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Le Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ) is pleased to welcome Victoria Martin, newly appointed as Communications and Marketing Officer. She took office on July 31 in Halifax.

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Find messages from CDÉNÉ employees on video to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary!

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The Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ), in partnership with ÉcolesPlus, organized a mini-camp for entrepreneurship for Grade 6 students at the Grand Portage School in Sackville. The sale took place on June 9th.

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Halifax, June 9, 2017
- The Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ) held its 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on June 6 from the Université Sainte-Anne campus in Halifax. Each region attended the AGM by videoconference from the four other campuses of Université Sainte-Anne in Tusket, Petit-de-Grat, Saint-Joseph-du-Moine and Pointe-de-l'Église. This was an opportunity for the CDÉNÉ to take stock of the activities and achievements of the last year with its members.

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Halifax, May 26, 2017
- The CDÉNÉ Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 10 am on the campuses of Université Sainte-Anne in Halifax, Tusket, Pointe-de-l'Église, Saint-Joseph- du-Moine and Petit-de-Grat.