The Crown has dropped all criminal harassment charges against Paul Pigott, a reporter with CBC Radio in Labrador, due to lack of evidence. So Pigott is in the clear and I hope this incident - and the publicity that accompanied it - hasn't damaged his career. Here is the full text of the story that was posted today at 2:15 pm on the CBC web site:
N.L. court drops charges against CBC reporter
Charges against a CBC reporter in Labrador were dropped on Friday.
Paul Pigott, who reports for CBC Radio, had faced two charges including criminal harassment.
In provincial court on Friday in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, the Crown dropped all charges.
There was not enough evidence to take the case to trial, the Crown said.