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 TrumpJan. 6 committee chair says panel will issue a 'good number' of additional subpoenas Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by AM General — Pentagon officials prepare for grilling Biden nominates head of Africa CDC to lead global AIDS response 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 ClintonDemocrats worry negative images are defining White House Heller won't say if Biden won election Whitmer trailing GOP challenger by 6 points in Michigan governor race: poll MORE