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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

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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07Sep2017
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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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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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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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20Jun2017
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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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