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07Sep2017
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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

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

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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20Jun2017
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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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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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