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When Believing Begins: Hockey Night in Canada Song Quest contender

December 11, 2013 — 

“When Believing Begins” is Glen McCabe’s entry into the CBC Hockey Night in Canada’s Song Quest contest, which ends tonight at 11:59 p.m

A singer-songwriter and an associate prof at the Faculty of Education, McCabe has performed across North America performing at music festivals, on television and radio and other venues.  He has shared the stage with many prominent players and writers.  His most recent band effort has been with Bill Wallace of The Guess Who, one of Canada’s most famous rock bands.  His continues to write songs and perform his original music at coffee houses and other community and intimate venues.  His entry, “When Believing Begins,” is a tribute to the game of hockey and has garnered rave reviews from listeners for both writing and performance.

Hear the song and vote here.


Glen McCabe.

Glen McCabe.

Bio: Associate professor in the Faculty of Education Glen McCabe is a Métis man from Winnipeg, MB. He has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and is a professionally certified member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. He is currently an at the University of Manitoba. He is an internationally recognized, award-winning author, and currently has a book in progress relating to psychotherapy as a cross-cultural practice and its meaning for emotional and psychological health in a modern context.

McCabe has done numerous key note addresses and commentaries across Canada and in the United States on the topic of Native healing practices and the emergence of a modern indigenous psychotherapy model. He has conducted research on Aboriginal healing and wellness, post-secondary Aboriginal student success, Aboriginal knowledge and the influence of brief training on the empathic understanding and abilities of secondary students at risk.

He is one of the founding members of the Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg and worked as the Manitoba Regional Mental Health Consultant for the Government of Canada First Nations and Inuit Health Branch. McCabe is currently a board member of the Arthur Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice at the University of Manitoba.


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