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Sports: November 2013 Archives

Dave Parker on writing the next great hockey song

Dave-Hockey.jpgDavid Parker is a long-time jazz musician, music teacher at St. Patrick's High School, and a hockey fan. He has put  those skills to the test to try to come up with the next great hockey song, as a part of CBC Music and Hockey Night in Canada's Song Quest.

The winner gets to record his or her song with Canadian rocker Joel Plaskett, and the song will play in an opening montage of Hockey Night in Canada. 

Dave Parker joined Susan in studio to tell us more about his entries, and his thoughts on the birthplace of hockey.
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Rowing with Mylène Paquette in spirit

maxime.jpegMylène Paquette's long, perilous journey across the Atlantic finished yesterday with joy and laughter in France. But as she says herself, it wouldn't have happened without a team of support back home. Former Olympic canoeist Maxime Boilard was an integral part of that team, and helped keep her going when things were the stormiest. He joined us the day after her journey finished.
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