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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

Nov 17 2017

More speeches from Bank of Canada not enough for markets

OTTAWA, Nov 17 The decision this week by Canada's central bank to add more speeches from policymakers to its schedule after an interest rate decision will not do enough to provide better forward guidance on monetary policy, analysts said on Friday.

Nov 15 2017

WRAPUP 1-Canada home sales edge up in October, but prices fall

OTTAWA, Nov 15 Resales of Canadian homes rose 0.9 percent in October from September, but prices declined in the month and tighter mortgage rules will likely put more pressure on Canada's once-booming housing market, separate reports showed on Wednesday.

Nov 08 2017

WRAPUP 1-Canada housing starts, building permits rise unexpectedly

OTTAWA, Nov 8 Canadian housing starts rose in October and the value of building permits climbed in September, both unexpected gains, as the nation's housing market remained firm, particularly in the condo market, separate reports showed on Wednesday.

Oct 25 2017

Bank of Canada holds rates steady, pledges caution

OTTAWA The Bank of Canada held interest rates steady on Wednesday, as expected, saying that while less stimulus will be required over time the bank will be cautious as it considers future moves given the risks and uncertainties facing the economy.

Oct 24 2017

Canada to unveil smaller budget deficit, hopes will shift focus

OTTAWA Canada's Liberal government unveiled a smaller-than-forecast budget deficit on Tuesday as it pressed forward with more stimulus spending on families, but did not project the budget would return to balance in the next five years.

Oct 23 2017

RPT-Canada's Liberals look to economy to guide them past ethics scandal

OTTAWA, Oct 20 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has been badly shaken by a conflict-of-interest controversy about his finance minister, but the Liberal government's upcoming fiscal update offers an opportunity to reset the public focus on Canada's strong economy, political observers say.

Oct 20 2017

Canada's Liberals look to economy to guide them past ethics scandal

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has been badly shaken by a conflict-of-interest controversy about his finance minister, but the Liberal government's upcoming fiscal update offers an opportunity to reset the public focus on Canada's strong economy, political observers say.

Oct 19 2017

Canada finance minister says will adopt blind trust, divest assets

OTTAWA Canada's Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Thursday he will place his assets in a blind trust and divest all his stock in a publicly traded family business, amid opposition allegations that these holdings put him in a conflict of interest.

Oct 18 2017

Canada's Trudeau defends finance minister amid ethics questions

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his finance minister on Wednesday amid criticism that Bill Morneau did not place his assets in a blind trust, moving to dampen a growing controversy that threatens to overshadow the government's agenda.

Oct 17 2017

Google to be anchor tenant at Toronto innovation hub - government source

TORONTO, Oct 17 Alphabet Inc, the owner of Google, will be the anchor tenant at a site being developed on Toronto's waterfront by local and federal governments, and will move Google's Canada headquarters to the facility, a source said on Tuesday.

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