U.S. authorities are using mental health records of Canadians to deny them entry into the U.S., the Digital Journal reports.
Canadian police departments have been uploading the information to a database used by the FBI and Border Patrol.
Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s privacy commissioner, said police are uploading information such as attempted suicides.
In one case, a Canadian woman was denied access to the U.S. because of her mental health records.
It’s unclear how depression is a national security risk.