Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines on Sunday, inflicting major damage across the country and uprooting millions of lives. Canada announced $5 million in immediate aid to the disaster, which The Globe and Mail compared to the disastrous 2004 tsunami.
The death toll stands at 942.
“I don’t believe there is a single structure that is not destroyed or severely damaged in some way — every single building, every single house.” —Brig.-Gen. Paul Kennedy of the U.S. Marine Corps
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|The Globe and Mail||Typhoon Haiyan killed up to 10,000 people in the Philippines.|
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|Toronto Star||A visual tribute: 391 Canadian soldiers have died on November 11.|
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|CBC News||Afghanistan veterans are part of Remembrance Day ceremonies.|
|CTV News||The official death toll in the Philippines is 942.|
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|THE NATIONAL||Air safety. Five people died when a turboprop airplane operated by Bearskin Airlines crashed near the airport in Red Lake, Ont., on Sunday evening. Two survivors, a man aged 29 and a woman aged 50, managed to escape the wreckage before it burst into flame. So far, no cause has been determined.|
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