12Apr2017
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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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07Apr2017
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Recap from 2017 SOA/CAA Executive Education Exchange Program

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the China Association of Actuaries (CAA) recently completed the second SOA/CAA Executive Education Exchange Program in Beijing, China. This year's program was j

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23Feb2017
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2017 SOA/CAA Executive Education Exchange Program

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the China Association of Actuaries (CAA) will hold the second Executive Education Exchange program, March 25-April 2, 2017 in China. In April of 2016, the SOA ho

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13Feb2017
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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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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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