He said the stress caused by a Georgia Straight article led him and his wife Deborah to move to Ireland, where she was killed in a car crash in 2013.
Furlong has denied any allegations of abuse.
What do we made of Canada's embrace of one exposé and its exile of another? The victims of the alleged abuses seems like a good starting point. Ghomeshi's accusers were referred to as "educated and employed." Furlong's alleged victims are all aboriginal.
UPDATE: 1:20 p.m. — John Furlong responded to Laura Robinson's lawsuit with the following statement on Tuesday: "I will continue to defend my reputation and hold Laura Robinson to account for her irre...
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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...
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...
Laura Robinson, a Vancouver journalist being sued by former VANOC CEO John Furlong, is hoping to get by with a little help from her friends. If her friends include the general public, that is. The fre...
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...
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...
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.