14Dec2016
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Saluting Our True North Volunteers

En français Sir Winston Churchill once said that Canada is the linchpin of the English-speaking world. Similarly, dedicated volunteers are the linchpin of the Society of Actuaries’ (SOA’s) resea

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14Dec2016
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The Genesis of the Group and Health Core Canadian Exam

En français Interview with Karen A. Shelton The Society of Actuaries (SOA) takes its commitment to education very seriously—to provide basic education in the fundamental principles of actuarial

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14Dec2016
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Remembrance as a Call to Action

En français by Ben Marshall I spent the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month this year at the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance at Meadowvale Cemetery in Brampton, Ontario. This

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27Oct2016
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Interview with Canadian Member Mike Lombardi, New SOA President-Elect

  En français By Ben Marshall, Staff Fellow, Canadian Membership   I first met Mike Lombardi, FSA, FCIA, CERA, MAAA, nearly 15 years ago when I was working as an insurance secto

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27Oct2016
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Perspectives for Canadian Members on the SOA 2017–2021 Strategic Plan

  En français by Ben Marshall The Society of Actuaries (SOA) 2017–2021 Strategic Plan was released for review and comment this summer, and was adopted by the Board of Directors at its

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07Oct2016
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The SOA held the Inaugural SOA China Annual Symposium

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) held the Inaugural China Annual Symposium in Beijing from September 1st to 2nd. The symposium brought together actuaries, leaders, scholars and professionals in the indu

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30Sep2016
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SOA President in Jakarta

September 26, 2016 - Jakarta Indonesia Recent fellows William Soetrisno and Yudhistira Dharmawata of Jakarta had a chance to meet the Society of Actuaries (SOA) President Craig Reynolds, FSA, MAAA

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Trend Topic: How the ACA is Changing Health Care Analytics

By Syed Mehmud, ASA, FCA, MAAA Actuaries have always been in the business of data. Centuries ago the work involved scanning clerical ledgers to create the first mortality tables. Today, human activ

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26Sep2016
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Perspectives on Communication: Canada

En français By Ben Marshall, SOA staff fellow, Canadian membership “Communication is a two-way street.” This familiar expression may seem trite, but it contains an important gem of truth

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26Sep2016

Climate Change Interview With Caterina Lindman

En français Caterina Lindman, FCIA, FSA, is an actuary for Manulife Financial, working on repricing adjustable products in Manulife’s Canadian division in Waterloo, Ontario. Lindman is recogniz

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