Archive of 2017

07Sep2017
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SOA Blog
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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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07Sep2017
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SOA Blog
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Canada
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Looking to the Future: An Interview with Victor Wang, ASNA President 2017/2018

En français On its website, the Actuarial Students’ National Association (ASNA) states that its primary mission is to “inspire and educate the next generation of actuarial leaders through a wi

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07Sep2017
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SOA Blog
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Canada
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Experiments and Course Corrections as Ways of Living, with an SOA Canadian Illustration

En français by Ben Marshall Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote in his Journals * "All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better." His words are an important reminder for us to not on

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20Jun2017
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SOA Blog
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Actuarial Science, Global, Health care
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Networking with Latino Actuaries

Recently the Society of Actuaries (SOA) co-hosted an event with the Organization of Latino Actuaries in Hollywood, Florida. It was held the evening of June 13 after the 2017 SOA Health Meeting. SOA

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20Jun2017
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SOA Blog
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Canada
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Canadian Listening Tours

En français   Listening Tour Canada continued with three more events this spring. The first took place at the March 28 session of the Independent Actuaries Network (IAN) in Milton, Ontario

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20Jun2017
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SOA Blog
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Canada, Health care
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A Primer on Canadian Health Care

En français by Ella Young As is somewhat common with most of the world’s developed countries, Canada treats health care as a resource for all, regardless of ability to pay. Over the past one-an

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20Jun2017
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SOA Blog
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Actuarial Science, Canada, Education
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Exciting New Education Agreement Between the CIA and the SOA

En français by Ben Marshall On May 10, 2017, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) and Society of Actuaries (SOA) jointly announced an historic new memorandum of understanding (MOU) on educat

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Society of Actuaries Visits Ningbo University

On June 2nd, the SOA’s lead China representative Jessie Li, FSA and Wencai Hou, FSA, CERA, Deputy Head of Business Development Department of Munich Reinsurance China visited Ningbo University (NU) i

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12Apr2017
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SOA Blog
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Canada, General, Professional Development
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Life & Annuity Symposium: A Canadian’s Guide

Learn about the different sessions at the 2017 SOA Life & Annuity Symposium taking place this May 8-9 in Seattle. Click here for the Canadian guide to LAS. LAS_Canadian_Guide   &

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12Apr2017
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SOA Blog
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Actuarial Science, Canada
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Pacific Rim Actuaries Club: Chinese New Year Dinner Event

En français by Ben Marshall The Pacific Rim Actuaries Club of Toronto held its 24th annual Chinese New Year dinner at the Crown Princess Fine Dining restaurant on Bay Street in Toronto on Wedne

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