Town of Norman Wells Legal Update

The Town of Norman Wells, Mr. Frank Pope, Ms. Cathy Clarke, and Mr. Darren Flynn, defendants in a defamation lawsuit brought by the plaintiff Ms. Catherine Mallon, were successful in their application to have the lawsuit dismissed.

Justice Shaner of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories released her decision dismissing the lawsuit on November 22, 2021.

The Court’s Decision is made publicly available online by the Northwest Territories Court Library and is available here:

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