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Media Release: Canada’s actuaries support a standard and open framework for disclosure of ESG risks

Ottawa, November 30, 2020 – The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) supports Canada’s eight largest pension funds in their call for companies to undertake consistent and improved disclosure of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors according to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. Improved ESG disclosure will...

PODCAST: Changes to commuted value standards

Chris: Welcome to a special edition of Seeing Beyond Risk from the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. I’m Chris Fievoli, Staff Actuary, Communications and Public Affairs at the CIA. Today’s episode is to discuss the upcoming changes to the actuarial standard governing the calculation of pension commuted values. With me today is Gavin Benjamin, FCIA, an actuary and the Chair of the...

Media Release: New report finds that more Canadians should delay CPP payments

Ottawa, July 29, 2020 – A new report by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) and the Society of Actuaries investigates the financial considerations of delaying Canada Pension Plan (CPP) payments and looks at the risks and opportunities associated with this delay. The CPP Take-Up Decision, authored by Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, FCIA, aims to better inform the decisions of Canadians for whom...

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