Laura Robinson

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...

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...

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...

Denial

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong has denied more allegations of abuse levelled by a freelance reporter, saying in court documents...

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 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...

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.

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...