02Apr2018
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Potential Pitfalls: How Even New Actuaries Can Make Mistakes

by Mark Spong, FSA, CERA You polish that resume, nail the interview and land an offer. Then you show up at your first actuarial internship or full time position ready to impress your manager, build

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26Feb2018
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Toronto Actuaries Club: A New Phoenix Rising from the Ice and Rocks

En français by Jason Alleyne The phoenix of Greek mythology arises from the ashes of its predecessor. For the Actuaries Club of Toronto, the rebirth is starting from the ice–and rocks. A fr

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26Feb2018
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Breaking the Paradigm—ASNA 2018 in Ottawa

En français by Ben Marshall The annual Actuarial Students’ National Association (ASNA) convention is the largest gathering of actuarial students in Canada every year. The most recent conventi

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26Feb2018
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Predictive Analytics in Life and Health Insurance

En français by Kevin J. Pledge On Dec. 1, 2017, the University of Waterloo held its “Advances in Predictive Analytics” conference, sponsored by the Society of Actuaries (SOA), as part of it

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The SOA Celebrates 10 Years of University Outreach

The Society of Actuaries’ (SOA’s) University Outreach program celebrated its 10-year anniversary in the fall of 2017. That’s 10 years of learning and laughs with hundreds of actuaries and thousa

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12Dec2017
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Listening Tour Canada in Québec City

En français by Ben Marshall The most recent meeting of the Society of Actuaries’ (SOA’s) Listening Tour Canada was held at the Hôtel Château Laurier in Québec City in early October. Th

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12Dec2017
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OSFI’s New Life Insurance Framework: A Template for Capital Frameworks Around the World

En français by Lisa Peterson and Ben Marshall The Canadian financial services industry is recognized around the world for the strength of its risk and capital management practices. Most notably,

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12Dec2017
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Canadian Actuaries in Light of the Recent Spate of Hurricanes

En français by Ben Marshall An important axiom of proper risk management is that “there should be no surprises.” [1] That is, the nature of a firm’s risk exposures must be contemplated ac

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Spotlight on Marsha Bera-Morris

By Efua Mantey During the recent Annual Meeting of the International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA) held in D.C., I had the honor of meeting with Marsha Bera-Morris, the first black woman to

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07Sep2017
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ERM Lessons from the Masters—the Canadian Perspective

En français by Max J. Rudolph Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.                                                                  

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