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:
Quebec’s latest viral sensation is 12-year-old Cory Palfalvi
Hearts broke all over the city this week as the Habs ended their playoff run on Tuesday — but not before one 12-year-old Montrealer’s inspirational video for his team went viral.
Cory Palfalvi recorded a cover of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin” in honour of his Habs.
It was the theme of their second-round series after the team dropped three games to nothing to the Lightning, then came back strong in games 4 and 5.
Sadly the Habs are out, but Cory is still believing.
C2 Montreal: Bringing creative solutions to commercial problems
C2 Montreal is a vision of marketing guru Sid Lee in collaboration with Cirque du Soleil, Change Agent, Fast Company and Microsoft. It is a business conference that looks for creative answers to commercial questions.
It aspires to be a transformative experience for those who attend, with an emphasis on exploration and inspiration from world class speakers.
Past speakers include airplane and media mogul Sir Richard Branson, director James Cameron and designer Diane Von Furstenburg.
Nadia Lakdhari, C2 Montreal’s Vice President of Creation and Content, promises yet another impressive line-up for this year’s event.
Feeding NDG on backyard at a time with Cycle AlimenTerre
Cycle AlimenTerre is made up of four roommates, who have created an affordable and healthy produce alternative to box stores or expensive markets. It’s a neighbourhood initiative where they farm local, naturally grown vegetables in people’s underused backyards and distribute the produce by bicycle market.
Max Godber who came up with the idea for this project early in 2014, and Iman Kimanhailat volunteer coordinator for Cycle AlimenTerre, talk about this simple idea which is also pure genius.