Mar 11, 2013 | 8:15Labrador Morning Dog Teams & Rick Mercer Audio
Labrador Morning Dog Teams & Rick Mercer Mar 11, 2013 | 8:15Bud Morris loves his dogs. He trains them all year round. It's no surprise that Bud Morris took home the gold medal at the Henry John William's Memorial Dog Team Race.
Colleen Connors spent some time with Bud and his daughter Tristen at the start line before Bud and his four dogs hit the course.
and... Rick Mercer talks about his time in Happy Valley Goose Bay
Mar 7, 2013 | 3:15Labrador Morning Highway to the Games Audio
Labrador Morning Highway to the Games Mar 7, 2013 | 3:15It's a long road to the Labrador winter games.
Athletes train with all their might in order to do their best when the pressure is on.
Bumps and bruises are expected along the way...
But in many ways, the road to the games has become a little smoother over the years.
Janice Sooley, is co-ordinator with the Mary's Harbour team. He she is with Colleen Connors....
Mar 7, 2013 | 6:35Labrador Morning Respect Campaign Audio
Labrador Morning Respect Campaign Mar 7, 2013 | 6:35You can't miss the purple theme during this year's Labrador Winter Games.
But, It's not for a particular team or community.
The purple bandanas and purple donuts represent the Respect Campaign.
The week long event promotes respect and appreciation for athletes and spectators.
Carmen Hancock is fronting the Respect Campaign.
She's the Executive Director of Violence Prevention Labrador.
CBC's Colleen Connors met up with Carmen at the cross country ski event to learn more about the Respect Campaign.
Mar 7, 2013 | 20:54Labrador Morning Ball Hockey -Badminton - XC ski Audio
Labrador Morning Ball Hockey -Badminton - XC ski Mar 7, 2013 | 20:54When it comes to doing things together as a family, the Pyes take it well beyond the family game night or road trip.hey're playing on Lodge Bay's ball hockey team for the Labrador Winters Games. It also turns out that 11-year-old Riley Pye is the games youngest athlete.
Shawna Normore from L'Ance au Loup just became a teenager in January, and she's already an athlete to watch at the Labrador Winter Games.
CBC's Colleen Connors was there.
It's a fast game, but it's also one that requires great endurance.
I'm talking about badminton.
And yesterday, it was long day for badminton players competing at the Labrador Winters Games in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
Trent Pottle and his cousin Holly Andersen represented Makkovik in doubles.
They are also defending gold medalists.
Mar 1, 2013 | 8:07Labrador Morning Weather and the Winter Games Audio
Labrador Morning Weather and the Winter Games Mar 1, 2013 | 8:07Well, the wait is over..... even a little sooner that some had hoped. Teams have already begun to arrive for the 2013 Labrador Winter Games. With over 400 volunteers set to help more than 300 athletes, all the planning is about done.
Now those plans go into action. And it all falls on our next guest. Jon Beale is the Games coordinator and he's here in our studio.
Feb 28, 2013 | 5:56Labrador Morning Labrador Winter Games - Mud Lake Audio
Labrador Morning Labrador Winter Games - Mud Lake Feb 28, 2013 | 5:56With just a few days to go until the Labrador Winter Games, teams from all over the big land are pushing their training to the limits.
Most have their eyes on the podium and of course the overall championship, but for others, just getting the chance to participate is as good as gold.
One team that exemplifies the spirit of the games is Mud Lake. Only 9 athletes are going, but the entire community is rallying behind them. With more on what make this team so special, Tony's got community co-ordinator Sevilla Hope on the line.
Feb 15, 2013 | 4:28Labrador Morning 30th Anniversary of The Labrador Winter Games Audio
Labrador Morning 30th Anniversary of The Labrador Winter Games Feb 15, 2013 | 4:28The Labrador Winter Games are only a few weeks away.
30 years of the games have provided fond memories for many Labradorians over the years.
Ketora Abel is one of them..
She hails from Hopedale and was one of the games' original medalists.
Ketora spoke with reporter Jenny Mccarthy about some of the exciting moments from those first games in 1983.