'Move To Canada' Google Search Spikes Following Super Tuesday Results
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)-- It seems some people in America aren't too happy with the results of Super Tuesday.
After big wins for candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, google searches for Americans considering escaping to Canada spiked overnight, according to a Google employee.
Google Data Editor Simon Rogers posted that the search "how can I move to Canada" was up 350 percent Tuesday night as results poured in from 12 states.
Later in the night, "how can I move to Canada" was reportedly up 1,150 percent, followed by "moving to Canada" up 110 percent, and "can I move to Canada" up 90 percent, as reported by Mashable.com.
In addition, Canada's website for citizenship and immigration seemed to be experiencing some technical difficulties at the same time.
The homepage reads, "You may experience delays while using the website. We are working to resolve this issue. Thank you for your patience." The notice was still there as of Wednesday afternoon.
Trump and Clinton each claimed victories in seven states during Super Tuesday.
How feasible legally moving to Canada is could be another story.
CBS Chicago Executive Producer John Dodge delved into the matter and got rejected after filling out one quick survey. Although there are several options for entering the country, the immediate rejection suggests that "simply" picking up your bags and heading to Toronto may not be so simple at all.
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