Furlong denies abusing First Nations students, threatens legal action

Facing explosive allegations of abuse, John Furlong, CEO of the Vancouver Olympic Committee, held a press conference to deny he mistreated First Nations students while a Catholic missionary.

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Facing explosive allegations of abuse, John Furlong, CEO of the Vancouver Olympic Committee, held a press conference to deny he mistreated First Nations students while a Catholic missionary.

Furlong attacked the journalist who wrote the story and claimed he had been approached in the past by someone asking for money to make the allegations go away.

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