Cross Canada Spotlight: 90-year-old swimmer, Ukrainians marry in Manitoba and more

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Global News published this video item, entitled “Cross Canada Spotlight: 90-year-old swimmer, Ukrainians marry in Manitoba and more” – below is their description.

The Cross Canada Spotlight is a weekly segment hosted by Mike Arsenault that features a handful of the most interesting and entertaining stories produced across the Global News network.

This week a 90-year-old swimmer attempts to be the oldest to swim across a lake in British Columbia, a Ukrainian couple displaced from their home by war get married in a small Manitoba community, a satellite mission to the moon’s orbit will help humans step on the lunar surface once again, a feature on what equine therapy is in southern Ontario, a visit to a working lighthouse in Prince Edward Island.

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