Barrick CEO Bristow rails against Ottawa’s interference in Canadian mining industry


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Mark Bristow, president and CEO of Barrick Gold Corporation, at an office in Toronto on May 3. Bristow says the move to deglobalize and friendshore is misguided.Christopher Katsarov/The Globe and Mail Barrick ABX-T chief executive officer Mark Bristow is refusing to shut the door on accepting new investment from state-controlled Chinese companies, and questioned the move by Canada and the U.S. to clamp down on such investment in the North American mining sector. Last year, in an effort to bolster the domestic critical-minerals industry, the federal government said it would not allow any more investment by China, except on exceptional...