- "Laura Robinson demonstrated tremendous courage in researching former Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong’s experiences as a missionary and volunteer teacher of First Nations children in Burns Lake in 1969 and 1970—a history that was left out of his memoir, Patriot Hearts."
- "She knew that Mr. Furlong was not going to be happy about her puncturing the popular myth that he had first arrived in Canada in 1974, where he was welcomed by a customs agent who allegedly said, “Welcome to Canada. Make us better.”
"If one person risks everything to explore and expose what is necessarily true, in Thoreau's terms, that heroic person forms a majority of one. In her in-depth reports, Laura Robinson has proven, many times over, to be that authentic, singular majority."
Personal and Professional References for Ms. Robinson
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"I've known Laura since 2001. She has tackled a brutal story without flinching in a way that honoured the survivors and their journey. She's one of the most passionate advocates for truth you will ever meet and someone I'm very proud to know."
"Laura has taken great personal risks in seeking out the truth of what happened in Burns Lake, and the cost to her has been high. I greatly admire her persistence and conviction, and sincerely hope the work of the courts will match her own exceptional sense of justice."
"Laura Robinson is a very brave advocate for the men and women of Burns Lake. She has the courage to speak truth to power at great risk to herself. Laura deserves our respect and support and I am proud to call her a friend."
Messages From Other Artists:
"The power that comes from secrecy can only be thwarted by the power available from truth, and that always begins with words, not silence. Laura Robinson has always offered her voice to the silences of others as sustenance to the justice that can reveal such powers"