Nancy Hudson, FCIA, Vice-President, Operations Strategy and Support at Canada Life, joins us to discuss her experiences as an actuary moving into a non-traditional role, and what opportunities and challenges arise from this type of career change. (in English)
We’re profiling recipients of the CIA Legacy Awards, our annual appreciation program that recognizes the valuable contributions of volunteers who move the CIA forward. This spotlight is recognition of those efforts, but most importantly, it is thanks. This month’s spotlight features Dane Grand-Maison, FCIA, Consulting Actuary at Eckler.
In Canada, pension promises made to employees by employers are not guaranteed by insurance contracts. What happens when an employer goes out of business and a pension plan becomes wound up? Scenarios like this often run the risk that the assets set aside to deliver the promised pensions may not be sufficient. The question begs: Is there is a better approach to addressing underfunded pension plans...
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.