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Woman says Trudeau apologised after encounter in 2000

AP  |  Calgary 

A former newspaper confirms that Canadian apologised to her after what she says was an inappropriate encounter nearly two decades ago.

also confirms she is the who was referred to in an editorial 18 years ago in the Creston Valley Advance that said she was groped by while covering a music festival in

She said in a statement Friday that she doesn't plan to take the matter further.

She wrote: "I enjoyed my career as a reporter, but it ended a long time ago. I avoided issuing a statement earlier out of concern for my and my family's privacy." said Friday that he respects Knight's decision to speak out but remembers the encounter with her differently.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 23:10 IST