Ottawa Mining News

Former Canadian Mint employee guilty of smuggling $165K of gold

Leston Lawrence, 35, stole 22 gold pucks by carrying them in his rectum to evade metal detectors.

Federal court hands win to First Nations over Canadian gov't re contentious omnibus bills

Ottawa should have consulted First Nations before introducing two omnibus bills that sparked the "Idle No More" protests, in 2012.

Ottawa reshuffle: Canada gets new Minister of Natural Resources

Former minister becomes Finance Minister.