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Border: Border Decision and Transgender Woman

border: No such request has been made to me with respect to that matter, Goodale said, according to The Chronicle Herald. And, when a Canada Border Services officer has exercised appropriately within their jurisdiction the judgment that they are called upon to make, I don't interfere in that process in any kind of a light or cavalier manner. But Goodale suggested he'd think hard before overruling a border officer's decision that saw Chelsea Manning turned away from Canada last week. Manning is a 29-year-old transgender woman who was known as Bradley Manning when she was convicted in 2013 of leaking the trove of classified material. The notice Manning posted said she tried to cross at the official border office at Lacolle, Que., on Friday. On Monday, she posted a letter from Canadian immigration officials to her Twitter account that said because she was convicted of offences that are deemed equivalent to treason in Canada, she's inadmissible to this country for what's known as serious criminality. ( As reported in the news.