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Your Institute
By Jim Christie, FCIA
CIA President

The Institute typically plays a significant role in professional lives of actuaries in Canada from mid-career onward but is often not an important factor in the early stages of their actuarial development. We would like to change that.
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Spotlight
By Dave Pelletier, FCIA
The ASB continues to be busy with a number of initiatives, including notices of intent, an initial communication, possible revisions to its due process, and a proposed modelling standard. Here is an update.
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MOVERS AND SHAKERS
While the internet is good at solving general questions, it can be difficult to find precise answers to difficult queries, particularly those involving mathematics and science. Fortunately, one "knowledge engine" hopes to provide the solution.


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Institute News
It’s that time of year again: the CIA Elections Committee is working hard on the 2012 Elections. This year elections are required for four Director positions and the President-elect, and those with expertise in life insurance, actuarial evidence, enterprise risk management or investments are being particularly encouraged to stand as a candidate.

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More than three years and a global recession after the concept for the Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board was created, the government has realized that the financing system has flaws, and Finance Canada has opened consultations to hear from Canadians on potential fixes. The CIA is among those sharing their ideas.


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For the tenth year, enterprise risk management (ERM) practitioners are about to gather for the annual ERM Symposium. Co-sponsored by the CIA, it will present the latest thinking on ERM in the dramatic surroundings of Washington, DC.



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Joe De Dominicis, a new recruit at the Society of Actuaries, will become an increasingly familiar face for CIA members. He is responsible for increasing the value Canadian members and candidates gain from their relationship with the society, and will spearhead its presence and programs in Canada.


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While many CIA members volunteer for the Institute’s councils, committees and task forces and attend meetings and other events across Canada, some actuaries are giving their time and expertise to support the profession somewhere further afield: Kenya.


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By Caterina Lindman, FCIA
Research has begun into the development of two climate change indices: a global index of interest to the public, and a more insurance-oriented index that will be of use and significance to the actuarial community.


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Nearly 2,500 young people from across Québec will be putting aside their school books on April 19, 2012, for a one-day taste of the job market. But these student interns now need sponsors who are willing to give them an insight into their working day.



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Many actuaries do not specialize in enterprise risk management (ERM), but it affects their work nonetheless. Health expert Claude Ferguson explains how his background and training have placed him in an ideal position now that ERM is "everywhere".



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Anthony Michael Byrne, FCIA (1968)






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Each month we give Canada's actuaries an opportunity to highlight recent career moves, promotions and other achievements.





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THIS MONTH'S PUBLICATIONS
The following announcements were published on the CIA Announcements listserver during January.
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Calendar of Events
The Calendar of Events provides information on all the CIA's upcoming meetings and webcasts.
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Board and Council Updates
The Board and Council Updates provide the latest information on the CIA's committee and task force members.
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