John Furlong Abuse

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...

No Surety Required: Judge

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A reporter who wrote an article alleging former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong abused students while teaching in northern British Colu...

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...

Ex-Olympic CEO Denies Abuse

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The former head of the Vancouver Olympic Games has formally denied sexual abuse allegations from two former students, even as another form...

RCMP Biased In John Furlong Case: Lawyer

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A lawyer representing two women who allege former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong abused them while he was a teacher decades ago has la...

The Public Lynching of John Furlong Isn't In The Public Interest

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada
Daniel D. Veniez

I don't know John Furlong. What I do know is that once again, without knowing the facts, the character and hard-won reputation of a human being is being ripped to pieces and likely irreparably damaged. Nevertheless, it is treated as bombshell "news," and reported as such. Even worse, journalists pretend -- or at least may have convinced themselves -- that repeating them is somehow in the "public interest." What is happening to Furlong is a nothing less than a public lynching.

Furlong Family Hit 'Like A Wrecking Ball'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Family members of former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong — including his ex-wife — are speaking out against allegations of physical...

Furlong Responds To New Allegations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong says new allegations accusing him of physically abusing a former spouse and sexually assaulting ...

Furlong Abused Ex-Wife, Alleges Reporter

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The reporter behind a newspaper article that accused former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong of abusing students at a school in northern...

Newspaper Responds To Olympic CEO's Lawsuit

CP | Keven Drews and James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A weekly newspaper that published allegations that former Olympic CEO John Furlong physically and emotionally abused students at a Catholi...

Furlong Sues B.C. Newspaper Over Abuse Allegations

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - John Furlong, whose reputation as the face of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics was tarnished earlier this year by decades-old allegation...

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...

Reporter To Countersue Furlong

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The reporter who wrote a story about alleged abuse by former Vancouver Olympics chief John Furlong says she will countersue him for sugges...

RCMP Investigation Welcomed

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 09.28.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The chief of the B.C. First Nations community at the centre of alleged abuse by the former head of the Vancouver Olympics says he’s looking forward ...

'I Categorically Deny' Abuse Allegations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - John Furlong, the man who helmed the Vancouver Olympics, has categorically denied allegations that he physically abused aboriginal student...