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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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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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26Sep2016
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Perspectives on Communication: Canada

En français By Ben Marshall, SOA staff fellow, Canadian membership “Communication is a two-way street.” This familiar expression may seem trite, but it contains an important gem of truth

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26Sep2016

Climate Change Interview With Caterina Lindman

En français Caterina Lindman, FCIA, FSA, is an actuary for Manulife Financial, working on repricing adjustable products in Manulife’s Canadian division in Waterloo, Ontario. Lindman is recogniz

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26Sep2016
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Canada, Inside the SOA
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SOA Welcomes Ben Marshall—Staff Fellow, Canadian Membership

En français The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is pleased to announce that Ben Marshall, FSA, FCIA, CERA, MAAA, has joined the SOA as staff fellow, Canadian membership. Marshall is responsible for

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How do you think the SOA should respond to the CIA’s University Accreditation Program?

As you may know, the SOA Board of Directors has been discussing the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) launch of its university accreditation program (UAP) in Fall 2012.  The CIA’s UAP allows ac

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31Jan2013
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An Interview with Bill Chinery

 By Joseph De Dominicis, FSA, FCIA -- SOA Canadian Staff fellow “Fortune sides with him who dares”  -Virgil The trade-off implicit in the above quote is central to modern finance and i

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Update on the Canadian Membership Value Enhancement Initiative

En français The SOA  now has an official office in Canada! by Joe De Dominicis, SOA staff fellow, Canadian membership When I last blogged about the Canadian Membership Value Enhancem

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