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Provincial and Territorial Coordinators

Coordinators manage Explore in their respective provinces or territories. In particular, they promote the program, process applications and award bursaries, accredit participating educational institutions, and monitor the operation of Explore in the educational institutions located in their province or territory.

Vivian Abboud
Vivian Abboud

Official Languages in Education Programs
Alberta Education
10044 108 Street NW, 9th Floor
Edmonton, AB  T5J 5E6
Tel.: 780-427-2940
Fax: 780-422-1947

Marc Labelle
British Columbia
Marc Labelle

British Columbia only accepts electronic applications. Declaration forms must be printed and signed before scanning. Only signed declaration forms stamped/certified by your educational institution will be accepted.

Uploading instructions:
• You can scan your document or take a picture of it with your phone or digital camera.
• Accepted file formats: a PDF document, a Word file (.doc), or an image file (jpg, tiff, or gif).
• Upload your signed Explore Declaration and your supporting documents via our Extranet site: www.bcedextranet.gov.bc.ca/bursary.

Additional contact information:
Provincial Coordinator
French Education Branch
Ministry of Education
Tel.: 250-356-2516

Michelle Landry-Nanka
Michelle Landry-Nanka

Provincial Coordinator
Explore and Destination Clic Programs
Bureau de l’éducation française
Department of Education and Advanced Learning
509-1181 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB  R3G 0T3
Tel.: 204-945-6935
Fax: 204-945-1625

Fiona Stewart
New Brunswick
Fiona Stewart

Provincial Coordinator
Ministry of Education and Early Childhood Development
Place 2000
250 King Street
Fredericton, NB  E3B 9M9
Tel.: 506-444-4916
Fax: 506-457-7835

Renée Keough
Newfoundland & Labrador
Renée Keough
Provincial Coordinator

Language Programs Section
Program Development Division
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL  A1B 4J6
Tel.: 709-729-2741
Fax: 709-729-1400

Raymonde Laberge
Northwest Territories
Raymonde Laberge

French Coordinator
Teaching and Learning
Department of Education, Culture and Employment
P.O. Box 1320, Lahm Ridge Tower, 2nd Floor
Yellowknife, NT  X1A 2L9
Tel.: 867-767-9342, ext: 71293
Fax: 867-873-0109

Lisa Harvey
Nova Scotia
Lisa Harvey

Provincial Coordinator
Explore and Destination Clic Programs
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
P.O. Box 578
Halifax, NS  B3J 2S9
Tel.: 902-424-2695
Fax: 902-424-3937

Josianne Beaumont
Josianne Beaumont

French Programs Specialist
Ministry of Education
Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1000, Station 960
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
Tel.: 867 975-5652
Fax: 867-975-5610

Catherine Teixeira
Catherine Teixeira

Provincial Coordinator
Language Exchange Programs
French-Language Education Policy & Programs
Ministry of Education
900 Bay Street, 8th Floor, Mowat Block
Toronto, ON  M7A 1L2
Tel.: 416-325-4234

Gilles Arsenault
Prince Edward Island
Gilles Arsenault

Provincial Coordinator
Ministry of Education, Early Learning and Culture
Holman Centre
250 Water Street, Suite 101
Summerside, PE  C1N 1B6
Tel.: 902-438-4859
Fax: 902-438-4884

Danielle Cossette
Danielle Cossette

Coordonnatrice du Québec
Programmes Explore et Destination Clic
Direction des relations extérieures
Édifice Marie-Guyart
Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur
1035, rue De La Chevrotière
Québec, QC G1R 5A5
Tel.: 1-877-643-3750
Fax: 418-644-3158

For all information regarding your application, please call the Aide financière aux études customer-service line at 1-877-643-3750 (Quebec City) or 514-864-3557 (Montreal).
You will only be able to access your profile once you receive your username and password by e-mail sometime in mid-March. Until then, you can check your record on-line at www.afe.gouv.qc.ca.


Brigitte Périllat
Brigitte Périllat

Provincial Coordination
Programs Branch
Ministry of Education
2220 College Avenue, 7th Floor
Regina, SK S4P 4V9
Tel.: 306-787-6048
Fax: 306-787-5059

Yann Herry
Yann Herry

Territorial Coordinator
French Programs
Department of Education
1000 Lewes Boulevard
Whitehorse, YK  Y1A 3H9
Tel.: 867-667-8610
Fax: 867-393-6339


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