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What We Do

Providing clear, specific, and actionable policy advice to business and government

We provide clear, specific, and actionable policy advice and business intelligence based on sound research and analysis. Our work includes field and desk research, big data and statistical analysis, surveys and polling, events and networking, timely media commentary, and a regular Asia Watch newsletter – all publicly accessible on our website.

Currently, APF Canada is producing research and developing programs on the following themes:

Upcoming Events

As part of our mandate to convene members from all sectors of Canadian society to share their knowledge and experience of Asia's impact on Canada, APF Canada holds events ranging from small, high-level roundtables, to conferences with over 500 participants, to undergraduate student conferences.
September 28, 2023

September 28 - October 1: Japan Studies Association of Canada Annual Conference

October 12, 2023

October 12: Kakehashi Alumni Network Event: Book Launch for Catfish Rolling by Clara Kumagai

November 26, 2023

November 26-December 1: Smarter Living: The Canadian Women-only Business Mission to South Korea and Thailand

February 26, 2024

February 26-29: The Canada-in-Asia Conferences 2024: Agri Food & Climate Solutions

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APF Canada also maintains several formal affiliations to help strengthen Canada's relations across the Pacific.


The Foundation issues competitive calls for proposals linked to our thematic priorities.

We also select recent Masters or PhD graduates to work and conduct research in Vancouver as Post-Graduate Research Scholars.

Media Fellowships are also offered to Canadian journalists to travel to Asia to cover specific stories and to conduct outreach on the topic upon their return to Canada.

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