On the final day of 2021, Hollywood is bidding farewell to beloved actress and comedian Betty White. TV’s Golden Girl passed away just weeks shy of her 100th birthday. Ross Lord takes a look back at her incredible life.
Students in Alberta are getting an extended winter break, but the province says it won’t bring in any more restrictions heading into the new year. Neither is Saskatchewan, where students are going back to class next week as planned. As Heather Yourex-West explains, the prairie provinces are hoping a lighter touch will get them through this Omicron wave.
Wildfires in Colorado have sparked a tragic end to the year, with tens of thousands of people forced to flee towering flames. More than 500 homes have been destroyed. Jennifer Johnson reports.
For the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, South Africa has lifted its overnight curfew. The government believes the country is past the peak of its fourth wave, driven by the Omicron variant. As Redmond Shannon reports, that is encouraging news for country’s like Canada, which is still experiencing a surge in cases.
As 2021 wraps up, Global News takes a moment to look back at some of the biggest moments of the past year. Once again the pandemic dominated our lives, but so many other events have happened. Some inspired us, some shocked us, and several moments even made us cry. Mike Armstrong reports.
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