The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is an independent not-for-profit organization focused on Canada’s relations with Asia. Our mission is to be Canada’s catalyst for engagement with Asia and Asia’s bridge to Canada.

APF Canada is dedicated to strengthening ties between Canada and Asia through its research, education, and convening activities, such as the Canada-in-Asia Conferences series, our Women’s Business Missions to Asia, and the APEC-Canada Growing Business Partnership project.

For nearly four decades, our research has provided high-quality, relevant, and timely information, insights, and perspectives on Canada-Asia relations for Canadians and stakeholders across the Asia Pacific.

Our research outputs include regular ReportsPolicy BriefsCase Studies, SurveysDispatchesDigital Media and a weekly Asia Watch newsletter tracking the latest news on Asia that matters to Canada. Our work also includes the cross-cutting themes of International Trade & Investment (analyzing key economic trends in trade, investment, and global value-chains that matter to Canada and the Asia Pacific) and Education (increasing the awareness and understanding of Asia among Canadians, particularly young Canadians, through our Asia Competencies work).

APF Canada is home to Canada’s top thinkers and advisors on Canada-Asia relations, including our experienced executive team, in-house research staffSenior Research Fellows, Distinguished Fellows, and other network partners. If you need a subject matter expert to speak at your next conference or event or are interested in a tailored briefing or Asia Competency training, please get in touch.

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