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Ex-Olympics Boss Loses Temper On The Stand

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.27.2015 | Canada British Columbia

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.

John Furlong Lashed Out Against Journalist: Lawyer

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Furlong has denied any allegations of abuse.

Jian Ghomeshi, John Furlong Exposés On Alleged Abuse Reveal Media Double Standard

Michael Stewart | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Michael Stewart

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.

John Furlong Countersued By Journalist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

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 reputa...

Requesting Thousands In Security

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A freelance journalist who wrote an article alleging former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong verbally and physically abused British Colu...

Will Furlong Have to Pay?

CBC | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The ongoing legal battle between former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong and journalist Laura Robinson is expected to return to court on Monday. R...

Journalist Seeks Public Funding For Legal Expenses

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

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...

Furlong: No Apology Coming

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

VANCOUVER - The journalist accused of defaming the former head of the Vancouver Olympics is now accusing John Furlong of damaging her reputation.Laura...

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...

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.