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Leah Schnurr

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Oct 12 2017

WRAPUP 1-Canada home prices cool as housing slowdown takes hold

OTTAWA, Oct 12 Canadian home resale prices in September staged their biggest fall in seven years, while new home prices were flat in August in the once red-hot markets of Toronto and Vancouver, adding to evidence that the country's housing boom continued to cool, data showed on Thursday.

Oct 05 2017

Catalan standoff touches separatist hearts beyond Spain

EDINBURGH/OTTAWA The standoff between Madrid and supporters of independence in Spain's wealthy Catalan region has stirred separatist feelings far beyond the Spanish borders.

Oct 05 2017

Catalan standoff touches separatist hearts beyond Spain

EDINBURGH/OTTAWA The standoff between Madrid and supporters of independence in Spain's wealthy Catalan region has stirred separatist feelings far beyond the Spanish borders.

Sep 29 2017

WRAPUP 1-Canada GDP growth halts in July, leaves room for gradual rate rise

OTTAWA, Sept 29 Canadian economic growth slowed to a halt in July, hit by a decline in manufacturing and oil extraction and giving the central bank room to take its time to further raise interest rates.

Sep 28 2017

Canada unveils vision for the arts; Netflix makes investment

OTTAWA Canada outlined its vision for its cultural and entertainment industries on Thursday, promising more money to foster Canadian content at home and abroad and striking a deal in which streaming service Netflix would invest C$500 million to create programming in the country.

Sep 25 2017

Canada bans its agencies from sharing information that could lead to torture

OTTAWA Canada, which has been accused of sharing intelligence that led to the torture of prisoners abroad, on Monday issued rules to prevent its security agencies from disclosing or requesting information from other countries if it would result in mistreatment.

Sep 15 2017

WRAPUP 1-Canada debt-to-income hits record as consumers face higher rates

OTTAWA, Sept 15 Canadian household debt as a share of income hit a record in the second quarter as consumers spent more on durable goods, pointing to the challenges that could lie ahead for the economy as interest rates rise.

Sep 11 2017

Bank of Canada defends silence ahead of rate hike

OTTAWA The Bank of Canada struck back on Monday against criticism it had not adequately prepared markets for last week's rate hike after a prominent economist took issue with the central bank's lack of communication in the nearly two months leading up to the move.

Sep 11 2017

Bank of Canada's silence leaves markets looking for more clues on rates

OTTAWA, Sept 11 The Bank of Canada's reticence to guide markets on the future path of monetary policy has left many scrambling to determine how quickly the central bank plans to raise rates after a recent hike caught many off guard.

Sep 08 2017

Canada's Ontario to sell marijuana in province-run stores, online

TORONTO/OTTAWA Ontario unveiled plans to sell recreational marijuana through government-run stores and online on Friday, choosing a monopoly model it hopes will stamp out a proliferation of illegal stores and the broader black market.

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