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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

Aug 15 2018

Corona owner invests another $4 billion in cannabis producer Canopy

Corona beer maker Constellation Brands will infuse another $4 billion into Canada's top cannabis producer Canopy Growth , the biggest investment in the industry, to capitalize on booming demand for marijuana. | Video

Aug 13 2018

Ontario delays start date of retail cannabis sales

TORONTO Ontario's newly elected conservative government said on Monday it will delay the start date of recreational marijuana sales in the province and will allow private retailers to sell cannabis rather than government-run stores.

Aug 13 2018

Ontario replaces plan for government-run cannabis stores with private retailers

TORONTO, Aug 13 Ontario will allow private retailers to sell recreational marijuana beginning April 1, the Canadian province's newly elected Progressive Conservative government said on Monday, abandoning its predecessor's plans for government-controlled stores starting in October.

Aug 10 2018

Factbox: Canada's biggest mass shootings in recent history

Four people, including two police officers, were killed in a shooting in eastern Canada on Friday in the latest eruption of gun violence across the country that has led to calls for weapons bans in cities.

Aug 09 2018

Canada Goose shares jump on smaller-than-expected loss

TORONTO Luxury parka maker Canada Goose reported a smaller-than-expected first-quarter loss on Thursday, amid growing revenue from its direct-to-consumer business, sending its shares up 6.5 percent.

Aug 01 2018

Why Canadian insurers are wary of covering medical marijuana

TORONTO (This July 13 story has been refiled to correct paragraph 12 to say Green Shield Canada began covering medical marijuana in March.)

Jul 31 2018

Canada's Manulife partners with Loblaw unit to advise medical marijuana patients

TORONTO Manulife Financial Corp, Canada's biggest insurance company, said on Tuesday it will partner with a drugstore chain owned by Loblaw Companies to provide advice to patients whose medical marijuana use it covers.

Jul 16 2018

Canadian home re-sales recover in June but remain below average: CREA

TORONTO Re-sales of Canadian homes rose 4.1 percent in June from the previous month, the Canadian Real Estate Association said on Monday, as the impact on buyers of tougher mortgage rules eased.

Jul 16 2018

Canadian home price index up 0.9 pct in June

TORONTO, July 16 Resales of Canadian homes rose 4.1 percent in June from the previous month, the Canadian Real Estate Association said on Monday.

Jul 11 2018

Canada's Tim Hortons to enter China as it battles slump at home

Fast-food company Restaurant Brands International said on Wednesday it plans to open 1,500 outlets of its Canadian coffee-and-donut chain Tim Hortons in China over the next decade, capitalizing on a growing cafe culture in the world's second-largest economy. | Video

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