Actuaries have consistently played a key role in the development of Canada’s system of social protection. As such, this discussion highlights the many areas for actuarial advice as we try to improve this system for Canadians in the post-COVID era.
It is somewhat rare for actuaries to make appearances in pop culture. Not unlike large segments of regular society, the profession remains fairly unknown to the entertainment industry – but not unheard of entirely. Chris Fievoli breaks down actuaries and their roles – both great and small – in the cinematic universe.
Pension stakeholders, including the CIA, have had concerns about the lack of harmonized regulatory processes across Canada for many years. Canada has moved to a new funding regime for defined benefit (DB) pension plans aimed at strengthening the going concern funding requirement through the addition of a funding margin, known as the provision for adverse deviations, or PfAD. Jurisdictions across...
Actuaries are experts in financial risk management, a constantly changing field that must be well regulated to protect the Canadian public. We have a duty to share our knowledge with decision makers. By taking a frequent stand on relevant topics, we also make our voices heard and engage in essential discussions for society.