John Baird appointed to Barrick Gold advisory board

Council of Canadians accuses Baird of accepting a 'thank you' for pro-mining policies.

Then-foreign minister John Baird, fourth from left, with Canadian business leaders including Peter Munk, founder and chairman of the board of Barrick Gold Corporation, right, in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 24, 2014.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 04/01/2015 1:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Monday, 04/06/2015 7:05 pm EDT

Less than two months after resigning his post, ex-foreign minister John Baird has been appointed to the international advisory board of Barrick Gold Corp., according to papers it filed Saturday.

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