Publication archives

Canadian Individual Life Experience Updated to Policy Year 2021-2022 – Database 2009-2022

This zipped file contains the databases, text file files with a detailed description of each database and its codes, and the associated workbook for policy years 2009-2022.

Canadian Individual Life Experience Updated to Policy Year 2021-2022 – Tables 2017-2022

This workbook contains tables from the CIA annual mortality study for policy years 2017-2022.

Canadian Individual Life Experience Updated to Policy Year 2021-2022 – Report

This is the 73rd annual report of the intercompany mortality experience for Canadian individual life insurance policies. The study adds the one-year period beginning with the policy anniversary in 2021 on an age-nearest-birthday basis for data submitted by seven companies […]

New research outlines mortality improvement trends in Canada

This media release announces the CIA’s research report, Mortality Improvements Research, which provides a careful analysis of historical mortality data and projecting future trends in Canada.

Mortality Improvements Research

This report summarizes the findings of research on mortality improvements in Canada, which was carried out by Ad Res Advanced Reinsurance Services GmbH in collaboration with Koblenz University of Applied Sciences on behalf of the CIA. The purpose of this […]

Mortality Improvements Research – Tables

These tables accompany the report titled, Mortality Improvements Research. The purpose of this research project is to provide a basis for the development of an updated set of assumptions for mortality improvements in Canada, which are to be used by […]

New research examines risks and rewards of lifetime pension pool design elements

This media release announces the publication of a comprehensive report that examines the intricacies of lifetime pension pools, also known as variable payment life annuities or VPLAs in Canada, and shares optimal design elements.

Exploration of Lifetime Pension Pool Design Elements

Providing valuable insights on lifetime pension pools – also known as variable payment life annuities or VPLAs – this joint research report by the CIA and the Society of Actuaries examines modern retirement arrangements that enable retirees to convert a […]

Examen des éléments de conception d’un régime commun de rentes viagères à paiements variables

Fournissant un éclairage essentiel sur les pensions viagères – également connues sous le nom de rentes viagères à paiements variables ou RVPV, ce rapport de recherche publié conjointement par l’ICA et la Society of Actuaries examine les régimes de retraite […]

Request for Proposals: 2023-2024 Academic Research Grant Program

The Academic Research Grant Program provides funding to academics with an appointment at a Canadian university for the purpose of furthering research in actuarial science, providing students at Canadian universities an opportunity to conduct research in actuarial science and training […]