Montreal mayor Denis Coderre off on medical leave

Montreal mayor Denis Coderre is off of forced medical leave. 

He tweeted this afternoon that he's been diagnosed with a urinary tract infection and acute prostatitis, which is a serious bacterial infection of the prostate gland. 

He's off until March 8th.

The Mayor is expected to be off until March 8th and members of the City's Executive Committee will share the mayor's duties during his absence.