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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

02 Oct 2017

Canada review of Trans Mountain pipeline flawed, lawyers argue

VANCOUVER/CALGARY, Alberta Canada failed in its duty to consult First Nations and other groups on the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion, and therefore the approval of the C$7.4 billion ($5.9 billion) project must be overturned, lawyers for project opponents argued at the launch of a judicial review on Monday.

02 Oct 2017

Canadian Sikh politician wins race to lead federal New Democrats

Jagmeet Singh, an Ontario provincial lawmaker and practicing Sikh, was elected on Sunday as leader of Canada's left-leaning New Democrats, becoming the first non-white politician to head a major Canadian political party.

11 Aug 2016

Canada police kill suspect after receiving 'terrorist threat' tip: TV

VANCOUVER Canadian police killed a man on Wednesday, national television news channels reported, after the police said they had identified a suspect after receiving "credible information of a potential terrorist threat".

05 Aug 2016

Vancouver agents say home sales plunge in wake of foreign buyer tax

VANCOUVER, Aug 4 Vancouver real estate sales have tumbled since plans to tax foreign buyers in the Canadian city were revealed last week, local real estate agents said, a sign the government's bid to slow the market was causing an immediate chill.

04 Aug 2016

China money, market spur Canadian blueberry deluge

RICHMOND, British Columbia, August 4 An ageing mansion sits vacant on an estate outside Vancouver, the garage overtaken by a blueberry sorter and a walk-in cooler packed with the fruit.

30 Jul 2016

Canada couple freed in terror entrapment case swiftly rearrested

VANCOUVER A Canadian judge freed a couple found guilty of planting homemade bombs at a crowded Canada Day holiday party in 2013, saying on Friday the "unsophisticated" pair were entrapped by police who themselves broke the law in their sting operation.

28 Jul 2016

Suncor turns to loss as wildfire shutdown drags on earnings

VANCOUVER Suncor Energy Inc, Canada's largest oil and gas company, reported a second-quarter loss on Wednesday, as it was hit by a significant decline in oil sand production due to the shut in of operations during the Fort McMurray wildfire.

25 Jul 2016

British Columbia imposes 15 percent property transfer tax on foreign home buyers

VANCOUVER British Columbia introduced a new 15 percent property transfer tax on foreign real estate buyers in Vancouver on Monday, one of new measures geared at increasing affordability in the city's red-hot housing market.

21 Jul 2016

British Columbia ends 2015-16 with larger-than-expected surplus

VANCOUVER British Columbia said on Thursday that it ended its 2015-2016 fiscal year with a larger-than-expected budget surplus, bolstered by higher tax revenues, including a 43.9 percent jump in its property transfer tax revenues.

28 Jun 2016

British Columbia real estate panel urges tougher fines, oversight

VANCOUVER, June 28 British Columbia's real estate agents and brokerages should be fined 25 times more than they are for misconduct and face increased regulatory oversight, an advisory board recommended on Tuesday.

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