John Furlong Abuse Allegations

Case Closed

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong says the RCMP have closed an investigation into allegations of sexual assault against him by a f...

Journalist Fires Back

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The freelance journalist who first wrote about abuse allegations involving former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong insists it is her, no...

Media Blitz

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

TORONTO - The man who organized the Vancouver Olympics is seizing a "pivotal moment" in a sexual abuse allegation scandal and holding it out for all C...

Abuse Allegations Dropped?

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The man who organized the Vancouver Olympics says he's been cleared by police of sexual-abuse allegations brought by a former student, tho...

Furlong Goes On Offensive

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada British Columbia

John Furlong, the former CEO of the Vancouver Olympics, released a new statement Tuesday to counter a "significantly inaccurate and libelous story" th...

Canadian Law of Defamation And The John Furlong Allegations

Marko Vesely | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Marko Vesely

Allegations published by the Georgia Straight newspaper against John Furlong, the former CEO of the Vancouver Olympics, have dominated headlines recently. The public statements that have been issued thus far by Furlong and the Georgia Straight foreshadow some of the issues that may be raised in any lawsuit which may follow.