Actuarial Science

December 18, 2017

Mortality Improvement – Increasing Again?

As Canadian defined benefit plan sponsors are aware, it wasn’t that long ago that the mortality tables and mortality improvement rates were updated. In 2014 the […]
April 19, 2017

The End of Improving Mortality

I have long argued that mortality rates in Canada, and around the first-world more generally, may not be destined to improve indefinitely. This skepticism is rooted […]
February 14, 2014

A Valentine’s Day Gift

Modern Times A Valentine’s Day Gift Yesterday the Canadian Institute of Actuaries published the final versions of the new mortality tables which have been in the […]