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The Canadian Capital Region membership includes risk and insurance management professionals from a broad range of industries (both public and private sector) across the Eastern Ontario/Canadian Capital Region. 

Our Chapter generally meets once a month, from September through to May, with the exception of either January or February, when we take our winter break. 

For further information please contact any of the Chapter Officers directly.
 

Our Chapter



Canadian Capital Chapter Board of Directors
Back Row L-R:  Emily Works, Bill Tyers, Malcolm Watson, Dan Szyjka, Helene Paquet-Young, John Lammey
Front Row L-R:  Maureen Graham, Sandra Lloyd, Inga Michalek, Hamza Momoh
(Absent:  Tony Lackey, Kim Hunton & Jennifer Campbell)

 

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE - FALL 2018

We hope that you attended our last luncheon meeting at the new venue, The Mill St. Brew Pub. We had an excellent turn out, but from the feedback we received, we need to work a bit on the menu.

Some of you were able to attend the Canadian Risk Management Conference in St. John's, Newfoundland, and we hope that you were able to get the most out of it.

The Christmas Luncheon is not too far away.  The notification for it should be out this week. Please mark your calendars for December 5, 2018, to attend the luncheon. The topic, “Work and Life Balance", should be of interest to all.

As every year, we will be collecting much needed articles for men (toothpaste, soap, socks, mittens, gloves, hats, etc.) for The Ottawa Mission.

We will also be selling raffle tickets at the luncheon, with all the proceeds going to The Ottawa Mission.

As mentioned before, the Board of Directors is already occupied with preliminary work for the Canadian Risk Management Conference to take place in Ottawa in 2020. The conference location and hotels are being booked as we speak, and soon we will be looking for volunteers in the New Year to take on some of the important work that will make the conference successful.

 Hopefully we will see you at the upcoming luncheon.

 

Inga Michalek        RIMS_Newsletter_Fall_2018.pdf

President 

 

Our Events


Announcements

  • Upcoming CRM courses being offered at Carleton University, Sprott School of Business

    CRM02: Risk Assessment and Treatment on Tuesday nights, February 19 - May 14, 2019, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Fee: $785 per course, HST exempt

    *If you don’t have a background in basic insurance, statistics, or finance, it is recommended that you take a basic course prior to completing CRM03 Risk Financing*

    *Note: The CRM courses tend to fill up well in advance of the start date so please register early to secure your spot in each section of the program. Each course within the program is open enrollment and is registered for separately.
  • New location for Chapter Luncheon!!

    Our new location for the October 17, 2018 (details to follow) luncheon is the Mill Street Ottawa Brew Pub 555 Wellington St, Ottawa, ON K1R 1C5
  • Summer Newsletter 2018

    See Recently Shared Files for the most current Newsletter which includes:
    -Annual Reports presented to the President at the 2018 Annual Members Meeting
    -Information regarding the GRMI Temporary CRM Designation Reinstatement Offer
    -Information regarding upcoming CRMS courses being offered at Carleton University, Sprott School of Business
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