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.


  • Munilla Construction Management rendering of the completed FIU pedestrian bridge. The 950-ton section of a pedestrian bridge’s collapse at Florida International University (FIU) that claimed six lives on March 15 has put stakeholders, design and installation firms under intense scrutiny. Continue reading
  • On March 22, annual World Water Day will be especially relevant, as the United Nations and its co-sponsors hope to raise global awareness of water risks—particularly in Cape Town, South Africa. As we previously reported, a diminishing water supply is that citys top Continue reading
  • Equipment failures on the same day at two fertility clinics located across the country from each other—in California and Ohio—may have damaged or destroyed thousands of frozen eggs and embryos. The simultaneous “black swan events” appear to have no connection to Continue reading
  • Numbers of bomb threats and false alarms following the deadly Feb. 14 shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida have jumped, causing fear and panic across the U.S. and creating havoc for school personnel and law 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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