In a Thursday morning tweet, Mayor Valérie Plante shared that the city "hopes" to see Montreal terrasses open on June 1.\nShe cautioned, however, that the target date still needs approval from public health officials. The mayor said conversations are ongoing.\nEditor's Choice: This Interactive Map Shows What Montreal's Future Metro Will Look Like\n\n(2/2) Nous sommes en discussion avec nos partenaires de la Santé pour planifier l’ouverture des terrasses. La @MTL_Ville espère une ouverture le 1er juin, si la Santé publique le permet, en capacité réduite et dans le respect des règles sanitaires. #polmtl— Valérie Plante (@Val_Plante) May 6, 2021\n\nShe also said terrasses would have a reduced capacity.\nThis would be welcome news for bar and restaurant owners in Montreal who have said they've been stretched to their breaking point due to the government's health restrictions. \n"Our industry simply cannot take it anymore," said the representatives of the Corporation des Propriétaires de Bars, Brasseries et Tavernes du Québec and the Union des Tenanciers de Bars du Québec in a statement on April 29. \nThe New Association of Bars of Quebec (NABQ) also accused the province of disrespecting bar owners after La Ronde announced it has received approval from health authorities to reopen in May.\nAt a press conference on Tuesday, Premier François Legault insisted that "if we want to get [closer to a normal life], we must lift the restrictions gradually and at least 75% of Quebecers over 18 years old need to be vaccinated."