Archive of Canada

15May2018
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University of Waterloo Actuarial Science Club Hosts SOA Outreach Event

En français by Ben Marshall Tim Huang, president of the University of Waterloo (UW) Actuarial Science Club, met Society of Actuaries (SOA) President Mike Lombardi, FSA, CERA, FCIA, MAAA, at the

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15May2018
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SOA Blog
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Canada, Retirement
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The Future of Canadian Group Benefits

En français By Melissa Carruthers   In recent years the life and health insurance industry has felt the ripple effect of emerging technologies and the shift in customer expectations

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26Feb2018
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SOA Blog
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Canada
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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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SOA Blog
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Canada
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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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SOA Blog
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Canada
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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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07Sep2017
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SOA Blog
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Canada
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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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SOA Blog
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Canada
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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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SOA Blog
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Canada
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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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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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