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 TrumpBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Trump Jr. declines further Secret Service protection: report Report: Mueller warned Manafort to expect an indictment 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.

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