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


The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council has been a vital part of the region's economic development push for more than 60 years. Our research and policy initiatives provide the underpinning for the crucial decisions both governments and businesses make as they seek to grow the region's economy. Here's what some of people had to say


"APEC's Major Projects Report provides us with key information we can't get anywhere else. We rely on the Council's analysis and guidance - their independent positioning provides relevant and accurate information to help us make informed decisions."

-Colleen Mitchell, President,  Atlantica Centre for Energy



"APEC’s team of professionals provided a clear and concise view of the Nova Scotia forestry industry. Their report provided our department with real economic data to support the current status of the industry and the changes it is facing.”

- Kendall MacPhee, Innovation and Development Manager, Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources


"The statistics contained in the report regarding the size and impact of the development industry as an economic driver in Halifax were surprising even to those in the industry. Thank you."

 - Joseph Daniel, Past President, Urban Development Institute of Nova Scotia


 "APEC is  a great thought-leader here in the region. It does an exceptionally good job of engaging....Click for video testimonial


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