This week on Focus Montreal: April 19

WATCH ABOVE: The full episode of Focus Montreal for April 19

MONTREAL — Focus Montreal introduces Montrealers to people who are shaping our community, bringing their stories into focus.

It airs on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and at midnight.

Take a look at who we’re meeting this week on Focus Montreal:

Let The Elephants Run

Musician, entrepreneur and author David Usher re-ignites our creativity with his news book “Let the Elephants Run.”

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The lead singer of the band Moist has sold 1.5 million albums and even founded the CloudID creativity labs.

Now, he’s written a book that is full of ideas, advice and practical exercises aimed at working on your creativity.

Lauren Alexander foundation inspires

It’s a moving story from Dr. David Hornstein and nurse/clinician Bita Danechi of the Montreal General Hospital intensive care unit.

Inspired by the untimely death of 20-year-old McGill student Lauren Alexander, they launched the Lauren Alexander foundation to raise funds for families of the patients in the Montreal General ICU.

The Thin Black Line

Simon Gervais, a former Montrealer and ex-RCMP counter-terrorism expert tells us about the inspiration behind his new novel, a political thriller.

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Set in Ottawa and various European cities, “The Thin Black Line” offers a uniquely Canadian perspective and is full of details only a true insider can provide.

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