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24Aug2018
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Summer Fun at the Pacific Rim Actuaries Club of Toronto Thumbnail

Summer Fun at the Pacific Rim Actuaries Club of Toronto

En français by Ben Marshall What does a perfect square have to do with a group of Canadian actuaries and friends who share an interest in great food, casual networking, and the actuarial profes

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24Aug2018
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The Value of Actuarial Research to Business Practitioners, Regulators and the Public

En français by Ben Marshall and the SOA research team   At the time of this writing, final preparations are being made for the 2018 Actuarial Research Conference (ARC), being hosted this

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24Aug2018
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Applying Actuarial Skills in the Oil Patch and Other Nontraditional Fields Thumbnail

Applying Actuarial Skills in the Oil Patch and Other Nontraditional Fields

En français by Ben Marshall We recently interviewed Siddhesh Pawar, president of the Actuarial Students’ National Association (ASNA) for the 2015–2016 academic year, about his actuarial edu

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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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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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Toronto Actuaries Club: A New Phoenix Rising from the Ice and Rocks Thumbnail

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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Breaking the Paradigm—ASNA 2018 in Ottawa Thumbnail

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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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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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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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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