People networking Interviews with DMs and ADMs Crowd watching Clerk Aerial photo of crowd at event Group photo at table during event Picture of new executives in a department with their DM CEO chatting with people at table Chair of the board presenting at podium Clerk at podium addressing the crowd Christine Donoghue at podium on stage

People networking Interviews with DMs and ADMs Crowd watching Clerk Aerial photo of crowd at event Group photo at table during event Picture of new executives in a department with their DM CEO chatting with people at table Chair of the board presenting at podium Clerk at podium addressing the crowd Christine Donoghue at podium on stage

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.

Why WE DO IT

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.

OUR BRAND PROMISE

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

HOW APEX SUPPORTS YOU

  • 7,900+

    Executive
    Community

  • 98%

    Satisfaction with
    Advisory Services

  • 135

    Awards of Excellence
    Granted

  • 10,000+

    Executives
    Inducted

  • 6,500

    Professional Development Participants

INDIVIDUALS & LEADERS IN PUBLIC SERVICEWe are individuals with our own stories to tell, our own background, our own lives, our own communities, our own weaknesses, our own great potential. And we are leaders and therefore teachers and models of balance, of courtesy and compassion, of work ethic, of principle, knowing and teaching the basics.

IAN SHUGARTClerk of the Privy Council,
Remarks at the 2019 APEX Leadership Symposium.

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

Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, we offer national and regional events.

Feb 15
13:00 - 14:30 EDT

2023

Making the Leap to the Executive Rank: Questions and Answers

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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Feb 22
13:00 - 14:15 EDT

2023

Resilience: Healthy Boundaries by Design

We all have our personal limits for what works best for us: these boundaries help us to claim what feels safe and acceptable. In this 75-minute webinar you will explore what healthy boundaries look like for you and will identify some concrete ways to reclaim your sense of agency so that you can continue to lead from a healthy and intentional place.

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Winter
Many cities

2023

APEX Regional Listening Tour

APEX is partnering with federal councils for a series of in-person listening sessions. We want to hear from you!

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News

We are committed to keeping our community informed

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APEX NEWSLETTER

APEX Newsletter January 2023

January 27, 2023

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Executive economic increases

The latest economic increase developments

March 31, 2022

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Strategic PartnersWe selectively develop public, private, and academic sectors partnerships and alliances to support critical programs and initiatives.

Our 2021 Summit and Awards of Excellence Sponsors

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