Actuaries help organizations manage and monitor risk by evaluating the likelihood of future events and designing creative ways to reduce the likelihood of undesirable events and decrease the impact of undesirable events that do occur. They may evaluate uncertainties associated with life or property or casualty insurance, annuities, social security, worker's compensation, pension or other employee benefit plans. (alis)
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Information for foreign-trained Actuaries - from the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
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Date modified: June 11, 2018