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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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20Jun2017
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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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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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12Apr2017
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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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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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12Apr2017
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Canada
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The Value of Face-to-Face Encounters

En français by Ben Marshall Starting at least as early as Dr. Albert Mehrebian’s research in 1971, psychologists have long recognized the importance of nonverbal communications to explain dif

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12Apr2017
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Innovation in the Evolving Canadian Life Insurance Industry

En français by Melissa Carruthers The Canadian life insurance industry is seeing a wave of innovation across multiple fronts. Evolving customer expectations, shifts in distribution, emerging te

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13Feb2017
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Actuarial Science, Canada
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Energized by a New Generation

En français by Ben Marshall I didn’t discover the actuarial profession until the end of my university education. I had completed a traditional math program and planned to teach. During my fin

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13Feb2017
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Listening Tour in Waterloo

En français Society of Actuaries (SOA) President-Elect Mike Lombardi, FSA, FCIA, CERA, MAAA, and SOA Board Member Marcus Robertson, FSA, FCIA, engaged in a dialogue with the crowd who assembled fo

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13Feb2017
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Actuarial Science, Canada, Candidates
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President-Elect Mike Lombardi Shares His Passion for Actuarial Work with Candidates and Students at the January ASNA Meeting

En français Good evening. Bon soir. Being here with hundreds of you—representing the future of the actuarial profession as I prepare to lead the Society of Actuaries (SOA)—is a wonderful way

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