Canadian Woman’s Confidential Medical Records Used to Deny Entry to U.S. Steph Spencer November 29 News, Transportation, United States This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure. © Cohen.Canada At first Ellen Richardson was so shocked at being denied entry to the U.S. that she didn’t clue in to the massive breach of privacy that had occurred. Richardson, who has paraplegia, was flying to New York to embark on a cruise organized through The March of Dimes. When she arrived at Toronto’s Pearson airport to begin her journey she was denied entry by U.S. border officials who cited her history of clinical depression as grounds for denying her entry. Richardson was hospitalized in 2012 and received treatment for her depression, which is now being cited as evidence that she poses a danger to others. Now Richardson is out the $6,000 she paid for her trip, and Canadian authorities are mystified and concerned how an individual’s private medical records came to be accessible by the U.S. government. Find out more about this in The Daily Mail Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. × 4 = 28 Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.