Montreal this morning A mixed bag

    A few showers ending in the afternoon, then a mix of sun and clouds. Winds becoming southwest at 30 km/h gusting to 50 around noon. The high will be 23 Celsius with a humidex of 26. The UV index will be 3 or moderate.

    Tonight: Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy overnight with a few showers. Winds southwest at 30 km/h and a low of 16 C.

    The Loonie: At 6 a.m., the Canadian dollar was worth 75.6 cents U.S.

    Coming up today

    Governor General David Johnston hosts the Annual Conference of the Governor General, lieutenant governors and Territorial commissioners in Ottawa.

    Statistics Canada releases the wholesale trade figures for April, the travel between Canada and other countries for April and the Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition: Nutrient intakes from food and nutritional supplements.

    The Parliamentary Budget Officer posts a report on “Household Indebtedness and Financial Vulnerability – Recent Development and Outlook.”

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a discussion with Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo at the Metropolis World Congress.

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers with Deerhoof and Jack Irons play the Bell Centre at 7:30 p.m. For ticket info, click here

    Cirque du Soleil’s Volta continues its run at Jacques-Cartier Pier with a show at 8 p.m. For ticket info, click here

    Photo of the day

    Instagram Photo

    Don’t forget to submit your photos of Montreal via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by tagging them with #ThisMtl. We’ll feature one per day right here in the morning file. Today’s photo was posted on Instagram by @hjuhl.

    Quote of the day

    For every man who lives without freedom, the rest of us must face the guilt. – Lillian Hellman

    Montreal this morning is a regular morning update to keep you in the know about what you should expect before starting your day. For more updates on the day’s top stories, breaking news and more, visit montrealgazette.com.

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