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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

Feb 22 2018

Magna results beat estimates on European sales, launches

Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc on Thursday reported a better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit, driven by higher sales in Europe and the launch of new cars for BMW and Jaguar.

Feb 21 2018

Canadian pension fund Caisse aims to double Indian real estate investments

MONTREAL/MUMBAI The real estate arm of Canada's second-largest pension fund manager wants to "more than double" the C$800 million ($631 million) it has already committed to investments in India in the short term, the unit's president said on Wednesday.

Feb 16 2018

Air Canada expects Air China joint venture in the spring

Air Canada's chief executive on Friday said a joint venture with Air China , expected to be wrapped up this spring, would help it compete more "aggressively" in the Pacific market, after the Canadian carrier reported a better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit.

Feb 15 2018

Delta says will take CSeries jets made in Canada, U.S.

Delta Air Lines Inc said on Thursday it will proceed with plans to buy some Canadian-made CSeries jets from Bombardier Inc this year, after a U.S. trade ruling stopped the United States from imposing steep duties on the aircraft.

Feb 14 2018

U.S. ITC details why it rejected CSeries duties, says Boeing not hurt

MONTREAL/WASHINGTON An independent U.S. trade body on Wednesday said it rejected hefty U.S. duties on Bombardier's CSeries jets partly because Boeing lost no sales or revenue when Delta Air Lines ordered the aircraft in 2016 from the Canadian planemaker.

Feb 07 2018

As cryptominers eye Quebec, forest companies see opportunity

MONTREAL At least two Canadian forestry companies are reviewing offers by cryptocurrency miners who want to lease excess mill space in Quebec, a province where electricity prices are among the lowest in North America.

Feb 07 2018

Government policy constrains Embraer, Bombardier jet offerings for China regional airlines

SINGAPORE/MONTREAL Embraer SA and Bombardier Inc are targeting the Chinese market with a limited offering of smaller aircraft for regional airlines because they are allowed to only operate jets with 100 seats or less, according to company executives.

Feb 06 2018

WestJet targets higher margins, but faces rising fuel costs

WestJet Airlines Ltd's efforts to boost profit margin while adding more passengers in 2018 is seen countered by rising fuel costs, the airline company said on Tuesday after reporting quarterly earnings per share in line with estimates.

Jan 31 2018

U.S. ruling boosts airline confidence in Bombardier's CSeries: Air Lease CEO

MONTREAL A recent trade decision allowing Bombardier to sell its newest jets in the United States without hefty duties will boost airline confidence in the program, but the Canadian planemaker still faces challenges to win over lessors, Air Lease Corp Chief Executive John Plueger said on Wednesday.

Jan 30 2018

Quebec seen tightening mortgage lending, other provinces split

OTTAWA/MONTREAL, Jan 30 Credit unions in Quebec could soon face the same stiffer mortgage rules as Canada's big banks, its securities watchdog said, but the country's other provinces with frothy property markets are split on whether to require tougher stress tests for borrowers who look to smaller lenders to buy a house.


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