June 27, 2019 — A large crowd waits for Charlotte Cardin to perform the opening concert of the Montreal International Jazz Festival in Montreal, on Thursday, June 27, 2019.
Allen McInnis / Montreal Gazette
With the stormy weather of this Canada Day long weekend, moving day and weekend festivities face an extra challenge, not to mention the road closures.Montreal Jazz Fest continues on in style. Last night, performances included Melody Gardot and The War and Treaty.You can check out T’cha Dunlevy’s pick Ariel Angle, known as La Force, and other performers for tonight.Thunderstorms and downpours make this moving weekend much more difficult, and have even delayed flights.Environment Canada says we can expect a cloudy day, joined by a 60 per cent chance of showers. There will be a high of 23, humidex 28, with wind reaching north 20 km/h in the morning. UV index 6 or high.Watch out for road closures if you’re heading in or out of town.There will be major bridge closures on Sunday, June 30, along with other traffic around Montreal. To make up for closures on the Champlain and Mercier bridges, both lanes of the Victoria Bridge will be open to outbound traffic.Canada’s soccer team lost to Haiti in the Gold Cup. Haiti rallied miraculously from a two-goal halftime deficit to shock Canada with a 3-2 victory in Houston on Saturday, advancing to their first ever CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal.Wilde-Donald Guerrier’s acrobatic 76th-minute tally put Haiti ahead for good. Receiving a curling through ball from Duckens Nazon on the right side about 10 yards from goal, Guerrier took two juggling touches to move past diving Canadian keeper Milan Borjan and directed the ball into the gaping net.Montreal police are searching for 18-year-old man from Macamic. Police are looking for a Frédéric Gaudette, who was last seen at the Montreal coach terminal on Berri St. on June 29. He stands 5-feet, 11 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds. Gaudette has brown hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo on the right side of his neck, and several others on his arms.