Trump is elected the 45th president of the United States

Lexington, KY, United States - October 5, 2016: Bobblehead dolls of 2016 presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are pictured in front of an American flag. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off as Republican and Democratic candidates during their 2016 bid for the title of President of the United States. Produced by Royal Bobbles, these realistic figures have become popular preceding the November 8th election.

Lexington, KY, United States – October 5, 2016: Bobblehead dolls of 2016 presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are pictured in front of an American flag. (Courtesy Royal Bobble)

Donald Trump has been nominated as president-elect of the United States.

The Republican candidate will be the country’s 45th president.

In his acceptance speech in the early hours of the morning Tuesday Trump tells the world that “it is time for us to come together as one united people.”

“What we are calling tonight a very, very historic victory.” Trump goes on to tell the crowd that Hillary Clinton has called to congratulate him on his victory. “We owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service,” he said.

The Ryersonian staff were out on the streets of Toronto reporting on how people were reacting to the night’s proceedings. This is how it went.

Reporters Michal Stolarczyk and Rob Foremann  were at the Ada Slaight Hall hosted by the United States Consulate General in Toronto, covering the proceedings of this election event.

Guests are “very” worried at the U.S. Consulate according to our reporter Rob Foreman. Trump is leading with 139 electoral votes. The Washington Post is reporting that markets are plummeting while Trump stays ahead.

Trump wins Ohio. There is a very long history of Ohio predicting the next president.

“Oh my god,” is the phrase that is dominating chatter in the U.S. consulate, according to our reporter Rob Foreman.

CP24 is reporting that the website for immigration and citizenship Canada has crashed several times tonight.

Reporter Samraweet Yohannes was at the Ram in the Rye talking to Ryerson students. This is what some had to say.

Ram In the Rye is decked out in red, white & blue. TV is tuned to CBC’s election broadcast and no empty seats in the room #ElectionNight pic.twitter.com/5bPrctgMxQ

— Samraweet Yohannes (@YohannesSam) November 9, 2016

Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai markets drop with the instability of the current election, according to CNN.

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