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The woman alleging the assault told CTV News that the man came into her room, refused to leave, partially undressed and touched her against her will, only leaving when she threatened to scream. Federal health officials told CTV they're aware of the incident and taking it extremely seriously. The woman, who lives in Laval, said she was staying with her boyfriend in the U. She was put in a Sheraton, and a day later, she says, a fellow traveller knocked on her door and then came inside without her permission.
Then, she alleges, he grabbed her by the waist. Ultimately, police and an ambulance arrived and took her to the hospital to give a statement, she said, and she was allowed to go back home. Robert Shakory faces one count of sexual assault, one count of breaking and entering, and one count of criminal harassment.
His next court date is May 3. None of the allegations againt him has been tested in court.
The woman says that apart from the other repercussions, she also feels let down. She said she blames the government for not keeping her safe, especially when she says she was trying her best to follow the rules. In a statement, the Public Health Agency of Canada said it's very concerned by the allegation and is working with the hotel and with law enforcement "to shed light on the situation.
The Sheraton facility is different from the ones set up to host travellers starting this week, said agency spokesman Andre Gagnon. As of this week, people are required to reserve their stay in advance at a government-authorized private hotel while they await the of their airport tests, he wrote in an.
The government-mandated quarantines are "necessary" to protect Canadians from COVID and its variants, he said, but the government "takes the health, safety and security of travellers who are staying in Government-authorized accommodations or deated quarantine facilities very seriously. Federal Public Health "is aware of the incident from February 17, at the Deated Quarantine Facility in Montreal," he said, and "takes these allegations extremely seriously. As for existing safety measures, government employees as well as security staff "are stationed at deated quarantine facilities to help provide a safe and secure environment," he wrote.
Public Health officials are also "in daily contact with hotels to support their needs," he said. The statement came the same day it came to light that a quarantine enforcement officer in the Toronto area had been 1 lady to name her Dorval with extorting and assaulting a woman at her home when he came to do a quarantine check.
The year-old worked at a private security firm that government had contracted and provided with training to do quarantine enforcement. In light of the two incidents, the federal Conservative party called on Thursday evening for an immediate pause on the hotel quarantine system.
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