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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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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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07Sep2017
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ERM Lessons from the Masters—the Canadian Perspective Thumbnail

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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Looking to the Future: An Interview with Victor Wang, ASNA President 2017/2018 Thumbnail

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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Experiments and Course Corrections as Ways of Living, with an SOA Canadian Illustration Thumbnail

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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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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