We haven’t even begun to talk about what happened.
Aboriginal people make up over 4% of Canada’s population, but less than .5% of Canadian news stories have anything to do with them. What little we do hear from the media about indigenous people is often negative. APTN is the first, and perhaps the only aboriginal TV network in the world. Jesse visits their Winnipeg HQ and speaks to Karyn Pugliese, APTN’s Director of News and Current Affairs.
John Furlong has dropped his libel suit against Laura Robinson, the journalist who broke the story of extensive racial, physical and psychological abuse claims against former Vancouver Olympics head John Furlong. Over 45 aboriginal Canadians gave Robinson on-the-record statements about Furlong’s alleged abuse, and 8 of them gave sworn affidavits.
Scaachi Koul of Hazlitt talks about tolerated abusers and intolerable headlines.
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