Human Rights Commission to review RCMP investigation of John Furlong – APTN News

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June 12, 2018

The Canadian Human Rights Commission will investigate the way RCMP handled allegations of historical abuse against John Furlong – the former CEO of the Vancouver Olympics.

In a letter announcing its decision on June 5, the commission says “it is in the interest of justice” to review the 2012 case, which resulted in no charges against Furlong after complaints from former students.

The decision comes as a relief to Cathy Woodgate, one of the students who still lives near Immaculata Roman Catholic Elementary School in the remote northern B.C. First Nation of Burns Lake.

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