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 7:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and at midnight.
Take a look at who we’re meeting this week on Focus Montreal:
Greater Montrealers: Alexandre Taillefer
Venture Capitalist Alexandre Taillefer made many of his millions as co-founder of Stingray Digital Radio.
He’s also made a name for himself in the gaming industry.
But he’s best known lately as the founder and CEO of an electric cab company that is revolutionizing the industry in Montreal.
Taillefer talks about his new venture at the summit of Place Ville Marie.
Action plan to tackle court delays
Court delays are reaching a critical point in Quebec, to the point many are calling it a crisis.
To curb the trend, Quebec Justice Minister, Stephanie Vallée, presented an action plan.
Vallée made it clear hiring more judges and prosecutors is not necessarily the solution.
Instead, the minister is calling on all the players in the criminal justice system to cooperate more to reduce delays in the system.
Her action plan was drafted with input from those players including the Quebec Bar Association.
Jamie Orchard interviews its president, Claudia Prémont.
Gun Runners: a documentary about Kenyan warriors turned marathoners
Gun Runners tells the story of warriors turned marathoners Julius Arile and Robert Matanda.
Produced by the National Film Board, the film is billed as the American Dream, Kenyan-style.
Jamie Orchard sits down with West Island’s Anjali Nayar, the director, to talk about the documentary and working in the war-torn country of Kenya.