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Frozen Like the Yukon: Canada's Immigration Website Crashes During U.S. Election


Many appeared to make good on the age-old promise to move to Canada if their candidate did not get into office as the votes were tallied Tuesday night, apparently crashing the Canadian immigration website.

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Those logging on to the site were instead greeted with a "500 - Internal server error.”

While the reason behind the crash has not been confirmed, it has been speculated that it was related to a multitude of users looking to move to America’s northern neighbor

While the Citizenship and Immigration Canada have not acknowledged an outage, social media had a field day with what could have been pure coincidence.

Many celebrities, including Bryan Cranston, Lena Dunham, Miley Cyrus, and Amy Schumer vowed to move to Canada in the past should Donald Trump get elected. 

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The site was back up and running by Wednesday morning, but at a sluggish speed.

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