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March 2016 In This Issue
President's Update
In Focus
Actuaries on the Move
Institute News
Events News
Ethics and Professionalism
Five Questions
Thoughts for Today—and Tomorrow
Volunteers on the Move
Head Office Update
Elliott Bauer
D.W. Simpson & Company
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President's Update
By Rob Stapleford, FCIA
CIA President

The CIA’s March 23 and January Board meetings addressed numerous issues, including proposed bylaw changes, the CIA’s strategic plan, bylaws 19.01 and 19.02, and the 2016–2017 budget.
 
In Focus
By Marie-Hélène Malenfant, FCIA
The Member Services Council now has a new tool to keep track of the due process for the approval of research reports and a guide for liaisons within committees.
 
Actuaries on the Move
Each month we give Canada’s actuarial professionals an opportunity to highlight recent career moves, promotions, and other achievements. Don’t miss this chance to keep your peers informed about you and your company.
 
Insight Decision Solutions
RGA Canada
Institute News
This article provides an update on the consultation period on Proposed Changes Related to the Protection of the Public Interest, and next steps in the process.
 
By Doug Chandler, FCIA
The decline in long-term interest rates over the past three decades has changed everything about retirement income plan design. A recent research paper on tax-deferred retirement savings in Canada explores the options.
 
Make sure you order your free copy of Our history. Our achievements., a book commemorating the CIA’s 50th anniversary.
 
Douglas C. Borton, FCIA (1966), FSA (1955), FCA (1963), MAAA (1965), EA (1976)
Guy Karl Fors, FCIA (2008), FSA (2008)
Donald Ireland, FCIA (1993), FSA (1993)
Frederick J. Thompson, FCIA (1969), FSA (1969)
 
Events News
This month’s free webcasts focus on professionalism and Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA).
 
Ethics and Professionalism
By Alicia Rollo, CHRL
From our initial qualification process for new Associates and Fellows, to our continuing professional development (CPD) offerings, the CIA as an organization has a responsibility to support its members to be equipped to handle ethical issues they may encounter.
 
Five Questions
Five Questions is a regular feature that explores the person behind the actuary, through his or her interests outside of the profession. Pierre-Philippe Carle-Mossdorf, a senior consultant in group reinsurance for RGA and a member of the CIA Group Life & Health Experience Subcommittee will soon become a Fellow of the CIA. A keen triathlete, he also has an interest in travel and carpentry.
 
Thoughts for Today—and Tomorrow
By Simon Curtis, FCIA
Twice a year, Thoughts for Today—and Tomorrow presents career advice from a CIA Past President. This month, Simon Curtis (2012–2013 CIA President) encourages young actuaries to seize opportunities and not be afraid to fail.
 
Volunteers on the Move
Volunteers on the Move provides the latest information on the CIA's committee and task force members.
 
Head Office Update
By Kelly Fry
Newfoundland and Labrador is a popular summer destination. Make sure you register soon for the 2016 Annual Meeting, June 28–29 in St. John’s.
 
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