Canada's immigration website crashes due to heavy traffic

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration website crashed for a few minutes on the night of the presidential election.

The site reportedly went down for a few minutes due to heavy traffic around 11 p.m., shortly after Republican nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE was projected to win the battlegrounds of Florida and Ohio. The site was back up and running as of 11:04 p.m.

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The GOP nominee appears to be within reach of the White House after taking several key states, including North Carolina.

Visitors to the site were met with an error message.

The crash created a firestorm on Twitter, where many had joked about moving to Canada if Trump defeated Dem nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIntel Dem decries White House 'gag order' after Bannon testimony 'Total free-for-all' as Bannon clashes with Intel members Mellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) MORE