New Delhi: Canada’s main immigration website witnessed temporary breakdowns many times on Tuesday night as the vote count as Donald Trump started marking his foot in many of the major states and with the final announcement of his being declared the 45th US President, the Canadian site broke down.
The users from United States, Canada and Asia, when tried accessing the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website saw internal server error reading “Service Unavailable.”
Many people, after speculating Trump’s victory, have been looking to emigrate to Canada from south of the border. The website provides people with ways of either living in the country or becoming a citizen.
Searches such as “move to Canada” peaked drastically during the night as the mystery of Donald Trump becoming the US President unfolded.
Donald Trump secured more than 270 votes which is half of the total number of electoral votes, becoming the 45th President of the United States.
First Published | 9 November 2016 3:02 PM