AuthorJenna Robertson

Celebrating Black History Month with IABA Leader Gloria Asare

The journey to Fellowship is never easy, and for Black actuaries, it can be further nuanced by discrimination and a lack of awareness about the profession among other material barriers to entry. Gloria Asare, ACIA, FCAS, and International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA) leader highlights the significance of acknowledging Black History Month and working towards a more equitable profession...

Placing an actuarial seat at the pharmacare table

The principle that all Canadians should have access to affordable health care is a deeply rooted Canadian value. This is why, for more than 50 years, studies commissioned by the federal government have come back saying the same thing – prescription drugs should be part of medicare. And, if you asked most Canadians today, they would support the principle that all of us should have access to the...

Pandemics and infectious diseases top survey of current risks

Teams are preparing for the worst while strategizing for the best outcomes in this snapshot of risk management preparedness. Climate change continues its reign as the top emerging risk in the 14th Annual Survey on Emerging Risks: Key Findings, while ‘pandemic/infectious diseases’ make its debut as a top risk, ranks third.

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