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    Thousands Of Americans Crashed Canada's Immigration Website On Election Night

    Traffic to the website was 12 times the normal rate as Donald Trump's presidential victory was announced.

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    This is what Canada's immigration website usually looks like.

    And this is what it looked like Tuesday night, as Donald Trump won the US presidential election.

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    On Thursday, officials confirmed to CBC News the website crashed as more than 200,000 people, more than half of them American, visited the site.

    A week earlier, traffic was 17,000 with average 10% of that from the U.S. Traffic was 12 times normal rate as Trump's victory sank in. 2/2

    Seriously.

    Not joking: Canada's Immigration site just crashed. #Elections2016

    This is what it's come to.

    CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) website is being hammered right now. I am actually not kidding.

    THIS IS NOT A DRILL.

    "The Canada Citizenship and Immigration site has crashed."

    Y'all, look at Immigration Canada's website 😂

    YO @CANADA FIX UR IMMIGRATION WEBSITE I HAVE FORMS TO FILL OUT

    Canada seeing how many Americans on their immigration and citizenship website

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