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This week on Focus Montreal: June 20

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:

WATCH: Ryan Luxenberg rock outs with U2

Some consider Ryan Luxenberg the luckiest guy in Montreal. The 23-year-old dentistry student was at the Bell Centre on Tuesday night, living out a dream.

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Luxenbourg was in the crowd at the U2 show waving a sign that said:”23-years-old: Can I play?”

The lead singer of the band, Bono, took him up on his challenge and called him up on stage.

Bono handed him Edge’s guitar and told him to play Desire.

And the rest is history.

WATCH: Engel & Volkers enters the luxury real estate market in Montreal


On Wednesday, one of the world’s most renowned luxury real estate firms opened a branch in Montreal. Founded in 1977, Engel & Volkers has offices in 39 countries and employs 6, 000 people.

Debby Doktorczyk and Patrice Groleau, who will be running the Montreal office, discuss Montreal’s growing luxury real estate market.

WATCH: Medical Students discuss McGill probation


The Canadian and US bodies responsible for accrediting medical faculties inspected McGill’s program for the first time in 8 years this February and found the program lacking in 24 of 132 criteria.

For the first time in its 186 year history, the undergraduate medical faculty was placed on probation.

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The Dean of Medicine, Dr. David Eidleman, said in a statement to students: “While the final decision is not what we had hoped, this feedback will help drive our ongoing efforts to strengthen the administrative policies and processes in place.”

Doulia Hamad, President of McGill’s Medical Students’ Society and past president, Nebras M. Warsi, react to the news of McGill’s probationary status.

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