An independent think tank dedicated to economic progress in Atlantic Canada.

Membership Benefits in Detail

The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) plays a vital role in promoting economic growth in Atlantic Canada through research, publications, conferences and leadership on key economic issues. Support from our members is essential to our continued success as an independent voice for Atlantic Canada.

What does membership have to offer?


  • Quarterly reports exploring the economic health of the region health of region (including a detailed fiscal analysis on all four provinces)
  • Four detailed reports a year examining a critical issue of the day. Recent topics have included export opportunities in the EU, labor markets, taxation and the challenges of demographics
  • Commentary and research reports

Exclusive Events

  • Registration discounts for events: including our annual Outlook conference and our Major Project conference
  • Roundtable lunches with high profile keynote speakers
  • Opportunities to participate in APEC related research work (focus groups, surveys)
  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Networking 

Access to Staff

  • Tailored presentations delivered by APEC staff at corporate events
  • Contract our economists for conduct an economic analysis of a sector or businees

Membership also gives you access to APEC's Member-only website which includes:

All APEC Publications

  • Atlantic Report (since 2001)
  • Report Card (since 1996)
  • APEC Commentary
  • Research Reports
  • Event Reports


Attending APEC events over the years has not only provided me with invaluable business information, it has allowed meet thought-leaders and to connect with other proud Atlantic Canadians across business, government and academia who are committed to moving the region forward. APEC brings great people together.

               – Anne Whalen
President, Seafair Capital

APEC's Major Projects Inventory

  • A downloadable version of every inventory in the last decade
  • A fully searchable online version of the current year with details of more than 400 projects
  • Unlimted use of the Major Project Mapping Tool
  • Detailed reports from the annual Major Projects conference



Charts and Tables

  • Recent and historical data
  • ​Labour force data
  • Demographic trends
  • Consumer & Industrial trends
  • Overall economic performance



Join the APEC team today and help sustain a strong and independent voice for Atlantic Canada






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