Well, guys, we did it.
We crashed Canada’s immigration website.
As of this writing, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are neck-and-neck for the presidency. No, really — early Tuesday, Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight projection model had Clinton at a 71 percent chance to be the nation’s next leader, but as of this writing just after 10 p.m. on Election Night, Silver has Trump with a 61 percent chance of winning. The race has been back and forth all night, with swing states steering the vote in either candidates favor on a minute-by-minute basis.
And, well, this has a lot of people in a tizzy.
So much so, in fact, that people have been thinking about moving to Canada. Like, a LOT of people. Canada’s immigration services website crashed Tuesday night, and although there’s no way to know exactly why it crashed, demand is a highly possible explanation.
After all, people were searching for how to move to Canada on Google:
And it’s possible Canada may have subtweeted the United States in the midst of a very important night:
We hear Canada is great this time of year, eh?