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May 2018 In This Issue
President's Update
In Focus
Actuaries on the Move
Public Affairs Corner
Institute News
Events News
Ethics and Professionalism
Spotlight on New Fellows
Volunteers on the Move
Elliott Bauer
D.W. Simpson & Company
Elliott Bauer
President's Update

By Sharon Giffen, FCIA
CIA President
When it comes to business decision-making, our biases can get in the way and lead us to suboptimal outcomes. Simply by understanding that bias exists, we take the first step in mitigating its impact on us.

 
In Focus

By Sharon Giffen, FCIA
CIA President
An update on our ongoing collaboration with our education partners at the Society of Actuaries.

 

By Faisal Siddiqi, FCIA
IFRS 17, LICAT, annuity guidance, and the ultimate discount rate are just a few of the Practice Council’s recent areas of activity.

 
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.

 
Public Affairs Corner

By Bernard Morency, FCIA
The Public Statements Committee (PSC) identifies, reviews, and approves all public statements the Institute makes. The last few months have been particularly busy: the PSC has reviewed 13 level-1 public statements.

 
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Institute News

By Carmelina Santamaria
During the week of April 15–21, we celebrated the work and dedication of our 550+ volunteers.

 

Mark your calendar to vote! Starting at noon on May 2 until May 23.

 

Over 15 CIA members collaborated on this Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) project. The handbook will serve as foundational educational material on the use and development of economic capital models.

 

Past President Rob Dowsett, FCIA(1965), FSA(1954), MAAA(1966)

 
Events News

By Joseph Gabriel, FCIA
As staff actuary, education with the CIA, I have the best behind-the-scenes look at how the Continuing Education Committee and CIA staff did everything to put together a stellar program yet again.

 
Ethics and Professionalism

By Michel Simard
Executive Director
By June 1, you will be called upon to renew your professional status and personal engagement with your profession by paying your membership dues.

 
Spotlight on New Fellows

This feature gives new CIA members an opportunity to tell their peers about themselves via the answers to a number of straightforward and fun questions. In this issue, Warren D’Souza discusses risk taking, actuarial challenges, and honesty.

 
Volunteers on the Move

Volunteers on the Move provides the latest information on the CIA's committee and task force members.

 
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