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Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, we offer national and regional events.

Mar 6
13:30 - 15:00 EDT


Building Resilience, Fostering Belonging, Igniting Innovation

The shifting realities requires a solution is to rethink mindsets and methods of the past and develop the three key future-ready skills: resilience, connection, and innovation. Join APEX, with a virtual access, to this enlightening learning presentation, as part of our Vancouver regional tour, in partnership with the BC Federal Council. Dr. Shimi Kang will be captivating as she shares invaluable insights into cultivating resilience, creating a sense of belonging, and fostering an environment that sparks innovation.

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Mar 13
Many cities


APEX Regional Listening Tour

APEX is partnering with federal councils for a series of in-person listening sessions. We want to hear from you!
- Vancouver: March 6, 2024
- Gatineau: March 13, 2024

Tour and Registration Details
Mar 21
13:00 - 14:00 EDT


Think outside the box : Top tax issues to consider in retirement planning

* APEX Partnership Event * Our partner, the Caisse Desjardins de l'Administration et des Services publics, in partnership with the team from Valeurs mobilières Garon, Fluet, Bissonnette and Rodrigue Securities, is offering you a free conference retirement planning, as well as tax tips for lump-sum payments. They are calling on tax expert Mr. Dominique Renaud.

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Apr 17
13:00 - 14:15 EDT


Transforming Workplaces for the Better

Empowering organizations to foster inclusivity and drive positive change is key to long-term successful work environments and requires diverse hearts, minds, and voices at the table. Join us for this exclusive virtual event with Silvia Gonzalez-Zamora who will draw upon her extensive 20 years of consulting experience focusing on talent management and workforce planning.

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June 5
13:00 - 14:30 EDT


Making the leap: Tips to becoming an executive

The Association of Professional Executives (APEX) provides opportunities for learning and dialogue on the current issues facing public service executives whether they are new to the role or experienced executives. APEX would like to invite both aspiring and new executives to participate in a facilitated discussion with experienced public service leaders.

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APEX OverviewWe are an active voice, safe space, and catalyst that connects executive communities. Our research, partnerships, and alliances are our strengths.

What we do

We provide strategic advocacy, research, professional development and advisory services to the executives of the Public Service of Canada.


We are driven to provide executives with opportunities to develop a strong community of practice, enhance their physical and mental well-being, and support excellence in leadership.


Together and individually, we are committed to excellence, trusted service, and meeting the needs of our executive leaders.


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  • 98%

    Satisfaction with
    Advisory Services

  • 135

    Awards of Excellence

  • 10,000+


  • 6,500

    Professional Development Participants

As public service leaders, everything that we do is grounded as part of a larger mission to serve Canadians. We strive to continually assess what we do and improve how we do it, particularly in times of extraordinary change. 

JANICE CHARETTE Former Clerk of the Privy Council,
Remarks at the 2023 APEX Leadership Summit

Executive SupportOur work is built around three Centres of Excellence along with providing resources and tools to assist executives on their career journey.


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