John Furlong

John Furlong warmly received at fundraiser after initially being uninvited

Former Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong received a standing ovation at a University of British Columbia fundraiser Tuesday while a handful of protesters gathered outside to draw attention to abuse...

Apology accepted: John Furlong to speak again at University of B.C. fundraiser

Former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong will be back at the podium for a University of British Columbia fundraising event after the abrupt cancellation of his speech and subsequent apology from the...

UBC president 'deeply regrets' cancellation of John Furlong speech

University of British Columbia president Santa Ono has issued an apology for the school's decision to cancel a planned speech by former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong. Ono says in a...

Former 2010 Olympics CEO makes first major speech after abuse allegations case

VANCOUVER — John Furlong felt accused of letting Canada down when a newspaper published allegations that he abused First Nations children, the former Vancouver Olympics boss said in his first major...

Former Olympic boss John Furlong wins defamation case filed by journalist

Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong did not defame a freelance journalist who reported on allegations he abused First Nations students.
John Furlong, Laura Robinson and an archival residential school image

Furlong defence buries the big picture at slander trial

OPINION: No Truth and Reconciliation for Indigenous people in epic court standoff.
John Furlong attends court in March. Canadian Press file photo

Freelance writer's lawsuit against former Olympics CEO underway

Laura Robinson accuses Furlong of defaming her in public comments after she published a 2012 article that included allegations that he physically abused students some 40 years ago.

Mayor Gregor Robertson comments on Vancouver Riot Review report: live blog

"What happened that night had a terrible impact on our city," Mayor Gregor Robertson says, "particularly on the employees and businesses." He says he walked downtown hours after the riots happened. "...

Riot Review: lack of police not to blame

John Furlong and Doug Keefe released a review of the 2011 Stanley Cup riot, titled “The Night the City Became a Stadium”. The report blames alcohol and too many people in the viewing area, and...

All eyes on today's report on Stanley Cup riots

Lessons expected to be learned this time around -- and police communications may be one of them.