I Remember John Furlong Aug. 2, 2021

from CANADALAND· ·

Teachers accused of abusing Indigenous children at Catholic schools are among us. John Furlong is quoted regularly in the press as the man leading a possible Vancouver bid for the 2030 Olympics. It's as if the people accusing him of physical and sexual abuse don't exist. Today we hear Jesse's original 2014 conversation with journalist Laura Robinson, who broke the Furlong story, and an update about all that has happened since, and why the upcoming tribunal on the case may be different. Additional Reading: Laura Robinson's original piece on Furlong in the Georgia Straight The words of (some of) Furlong's …



Teachers accused of abusing Indigenous children at Catholic schools are among us. John Furlong is quoted regularly in the press as the man leading a possible Vancouver bid for the 2030 Olympics. It's as if the people accusing him of physical and sexual abuse don't exist. Today we hear Jesse's original 2014 conversation with journalist Laura Robinson, who broke the Furlong story, and an update about all that has happened since, and why the upcoming tribunal on the case may be different.

Additional Reading:

Laura Robinson's original piece on Furlong in the Georgia Straight

The words of (some of) Furlong's accusers

Canadian Human Rights Commission complaint regarding the RCMP investigation of John Furlong

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