John Furlong Lawsuit

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Case Closed

VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong says the RCMP have closed an investigation into allegations of sexual assault against him by a former student and found no evidence to support cri...
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No Surety Required: Judge

VANCOUVER - A reporter who wrote an article alleging former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong abused students while teaching in northern British Columbia has lost a bid to force Furlong to put up a $...
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Requesting Thousands In Security

VANCOUVER - A freelance journalist who wrote an article alleging former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong verbally and physically abused British Columbia students in the 1960s and '70s asked a judge...
Globe and Mail

Will Furlong Have to Pay?

The ongoing legal battle between former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong and journalist Laura Robinson is expected to return to court on Monday. Robinson is asking the court to order Furlong to pos...
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Furlong: No Apology Coming

VANCOUVER - The journalist accused of defaming the former head of the Vancouver Olympics is now accusing John Furlong of damaging her reputation.Laura Robinson's lawyer, Bryan Baynham, has sent a lett...
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Journalist Fires Back

VANCOUVER - The freelance journalist who first wrote about abuse allegations involving former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong insists it is her, not Furlong, whose reputation has been unfairly dama...
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Media Blitz

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 Canadians to see in a bid to clear his name.But, no...
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Abuse Allegations Dropped?

VANCOUVER - The man who organized the Vancouver Olympics says he's been cleared by police of sexual-abuse allegations brought by a former student, though the RCMP says the file remains open.The allega...
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Ex-Olympic CEO Denies Abuse

VANCOUVER - The former head of the Vancouver Olympic Games has formally denied sexual abuse allegations from two former students, even as another former student has filed a lawsuit alleging he, too, w...
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RCMP Biased In John Furlong Case: Lawyer

VANCOUVER - A lawyer representing two women who allege former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong abused them while he was a teacher decades ago has launched a formal complaint, accusing the RCMP of be...
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Denial

VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong has denied more allegations of abuse levelled by a freelance reporter, saying in court documents Laura Robinson is a journalist who uses "unorthod...
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Sex Abuse Claims Filed Against Furlong

VANCOUVER - Two women who allege the former head of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics sexually molested them at least a dozen times when he was a teacher decades ago in Burns Lake, B.C., launched separate l...
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Furlong Family Hit 'Like A Wrecking Ball'

VANCOUVER - Family members of former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong — including his ex-wife — are speaking out against allegations of physical and sexual abuse.John's three children, his wife, ex-...
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Furlong Abused Ex-Wife, Alleges Reporter

VANCOUVER - The reporter behind a newspaper article that accused former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong of abusing students at a school in northern British Columbia four decades ago has included ex...
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'Grave Damage' To Reputation: Lawsuit

VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong says the reporter behind an article that accused him of abusing students 40 years ago while teaching in northern British Columbia wrote the story...

Canadian Law of Defamation And The John Furlong Allegations

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.
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Reporter To Countersue Furlong

VANCOUVER - The reporter who wrote a story about alleged abuse by former Vancouver Olympics chief John Furlong says she will countersue him for suggesting she didn't do the proper research.Laura Robin...