High traffic caused the website where Manitobans can access their national proof of vaccination to crash on the first day of operation.

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High traffic caused the website where Manitobans can access their national proof of vaccination to crash on the first day of operation.

Today, it continues to experience technical problems.

A provincial government spokesperson said the immunizationcard.manitoba.ca site is experiencing "occasional timeouts" when some people try to request their Pan-Canadian Vaccine Credential QR code.

"We do not have a timeline to resolve (it) as of yet, but a technical team is working diligently to resolve the issue," the statement said.

The spokesperson confirmed the problem is due to high volume.

Fully vaccinated Manitobans were given access Monday to the national standardized proof of vaccination that they'll need in order to travel elsewhere in Canada and internationally when they travel by plane or train. The federal QR code is expected to be readable in Manitoba and elsewhere by Oct. 30, and will be required for travel outside of Manitoba by Nov. 30.