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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.


  • 7,900+


  • 98%

    Satisfaction with
    Advisory Services

  • 135

    Awards of Excellence

  • 10,000+


  • 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.

Oct 5
13:30 - 14:45 EDT


Leading in a hybrid workplace

This session will provide leaders with strategies to help navigate difficult and uncomfortable conversations and focus on the quality of interactions in order to re-engage employees in a hybrid world and meet them where they are at.

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Oct 25
12:00 - 13:00 EDT


APEX 2022 Annual General Meeting

Engage with your association and have your say at the AGM! The main agenda items will include the review and approval of the Association’s financial statements and the election of the slate of candidates for the APEX Board of Directors.

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Oct 26
13:30 - 14:45 EDT


Everyday Resiliency in Ever-Changing Times

With stress and uncertainty at a record high, executives will be introduced to 5 strategies to help executives regain a sense of calm and order in ever-changing times through research-informed, accessible storytelling and real-world applications.

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Nov 2
13:30 - 14:45 EDT


Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Evolving Workplace

In this session, Paula Allen will discuss recommendations on hybrid work for leaders regarding the employee mental health and wellbeing, based on establish frameworks and research-based insights.

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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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