As a fan of Chantal Kreviazuk, that's who I think it is. She's got that scratchy/throaty voice.
Singer of "god made me" and the theme song to providence tv show: "in my life"
another site says this:
It was Fisher and I think they are going to call it "Beautiful life" and if all goes well the full length version will be on their new CD hopefully coming out in March 2005.
Here is a link to their site. www.fishertheband.com/welcome.shtml