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Boat ban could have multimillion-dollar impact at Clear Lake, says local business owner

Businesses already feel effect of potential ban meant to fight zebra mussels: Lakehouse Properties president

Riding Mountain National Park businesses are mulling the impacts a potential ban of watercraft on Clear Lake could have on tourism this summer.

A letter from Parks Canada to Riding Mountain National Park business owners earlier this year, which was obtained by CBC, said the federal agency is considering the possibility of closing Clear Lake to all watercraft to prevent the spread of invasive zebra mussels.

Parks Canada told CBC this week that "no decisions about the management of the lake have been made at this time," and Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew is urging the agency not to ban boats in the western Manitoba national park.

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Tyler Mislawchuk

 Like any Canadian child, Tyler grew up playing hockey. He discovered triathlon after following a suggestion from a family friend to use it as a form of cross-training for hockey. Quickly, Tyler was discovered by Manitoba provincial coach, Dave Lipchen, who encouraged him to train full time.

Enticed to compete at the Manitoba Summer Games, Tyler followed the offer to train with the Manitoba Youth Team over the summer, and he was hooked ever since – replacing his skates for a bike. He joined the Manitoba National Triathlon Centre with coach Gary Pallett in the fall of 2009.

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Lipchin taking over triathlon


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Dave Lipchin, shown beginning the run at the Riding Mountain Triathlon in August, 2017, has taken over the race from its longtime organizers Ellis and Deb Crowston. The East t. Paul resident has deep roots in the sport of triathlon.

Manitoba’s largest and longest running triathlon has changed hands.

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