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Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, we offer national and regional events.

Sept 11
13:00 - 14:15 EDT


Fewer Priorities, Better Executed: Transforming Strategy

Leaders frequently face the challenge of managing excessively elaborate and unfocused strategic, management, and individual plans. These plans inundate the organization with an excessive number of priorities, exceeding available capacity and leading to chaos, which in turn impacts the well-being of leaders and teams. Learn actionable tips to effectively navigate unforeseen events while maintaining balance and resilience.

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Sept 25
13:00 - 14:30 EDT


Leading in Times of Uncertainty

When dealing with difficult changing times, leaders who know their own values, who understand their own emotions, and who cultivate winning mindsets are consistently more success than those who do not. In this interactive virtual session, Jamelle Lindo explains how we can tap into the power of emotional intelligence and resilience to show up to lead as our best selves.

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Oct 9
13:00 - 14:15 EDT


Who Am I Becoming While I Am Busy Doing?

This interactive workshop focuses on a critical mantra for senior leaders: "Who am I becoming while I am busy doing?" Participants will understand the importance of strengthening their leadership character to amplify their effectiveness as a leader, while learning how to develop their character like a muscle, encompassing both personal and professional growth.

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Oct 23
13:00 - 14:15 EDT


Embracing Change: Leadership in the Modern Workplace

* APEX Partnership Event * In today's dynamic work environment, leaders face a plethora of challenges, uncertainties, and constant change. To thrive in such conditions, it is imperative for leaders at all levels to adopt a mindset of continuous learning and evolution.

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Oct 30
13:00 - 14:30 EDT


Balancing High Performance and Well-Being

Join us for a transformative presentation with Jhanelle Peters as we explore the delicate balance between achieving goals, delivering results, and preserving mental health. In this event, Jhanelle will delve into the importance of cultivating a balanced mindset to sustain a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle while still excelling in your endeavors.

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Nov 20
13:00 - 14:15 EDT


Storytelling - Elevate your leadership presence

Do you struggle to articulate your message clearly, creating presentations that, despite being rich in evidence, fail to impact your audience? Are you aiming to strengthen your executive presence and be seen as a knowledgeable, trusted, and compelling presenter? Join us for an engaging workshop designed to equip leaders with essential storytelling skills.

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Nov 25 & 27
13:00 - 14:15 EDT


Preparing for your retirement as an executive

APEX is proudly partnering with the PSPC Pension Centre to bring executives this tailored learning session on ‘Preparing for Your Retirement’. In this session, PSPC will walk participants through key information needed about your pension, benefits calculation, deductions, indexing, survivor benefits, group insurance, leave without pay and service buybacks. They will also cover the process and time requirements for requesting retirement. We hope to see you there!

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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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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

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