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NORTHERN ALBERTA RISK and INSURANCE MANAGEMENT SOCIETY

The Northern Alberta Risk and Insurance Management Society (NARIMS) membership includes risk and insurance management professionals from a broad range of industries (both public and private sector). Our membership covers the largest geographical area of any RIMS chapter with members in northern Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Edmonton is the central hub of NARIMS, serving Alberta's risk and insurance management community in all parts north of the capital city.

RISK News

  • Deaths from drug overdose have reached crisis proportions in the United States, with more than 63,600 deaths in 2016—more than three times that of 1999. The majority were males, whose deaths increased from 8.2 in 1999 to 26.2 in 2016; Continue reading
  • DWR Photo: Lake Oroville on Jan. 19, 2018 with lake levels at 707 feet. A year after the spillway collapse at the Oroville Dam, leading to evacuations of almost 200,000 residents and a beat-the-clock patching job to avoid a break Continue reading
  • In 2017, a company was hit with ransomware every 40 seconds. Organizations in all industry sectors were subject to ransomware attacks, as these attacks often opportunistically take advantage of security shortcomings. The average ransom demand was more than $1,000.00—greater than Continue reading
  • More than 54,000 bridges along the Interstate Highway System in the United States were rated as “structurally deficient,” according to new analysis conducted by the American Road Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA). This was just one of many of the concerning Continue reading

Upcoming Events

March 15, 2018 The Breach Boy: A Primer on Privacy Law and Mandatory Breach Reporting

Join us on March 15, 2018 at the Field Law Office (2500 - 10175 101 ST NW Edmonton, AB T5J 0H3) to learn more about privacy law.


With recent privacy breaches involving high profile organizations like Equifax and Uber, privacy law is gaining traction and public attention. Join Marc Yu as he provides an overview of privacy legislation in Alberta and Canada and basic privacy concepts common to these statutes. This presentation will also focus on the new mandatory breach reporting requirements under the federal 
Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, and what organizations of all sizes can do to mitigate unauthorized access or loss of personal information.

March 15, 2018 Registration

HIGH VALUE KNOWLEDGE! Decision Quality and Value Driven ERM May 22-23, 2018

This is an incredible value for any executive decision makers, on decision science in the context of strategic risk management . 

Don't miss this amazing two day workshop by the renowned Dr. Carl Spetzler.

Click here for further information and to register. SPACE IS LIMITED!

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