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

On Wednesday morning, the site was back up but running at a sluggish speed.

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.”

The Canadian Immigration website has crashed. Seriously. #ElectionNight pic.twitter.com/XXSfCorTd1

November 9, 2016

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.

I was gonna write this as a joke but found out it was real. "The Canada Citizenship and Immigration site crashed around 8 PM" #electionnight

November 9, 2016

Canada's Citizenship & Immigration site just crashed. This isn't a joke. #ElectionNight

November 9, 2016

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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