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Prime Minister Trudeau walking with cane after he sprained his ankle playing Frisbee

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks with a cane as he leaves a news conference in Ottawa on Monday, May 31, 2021.
Image Credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
May 31, 2021 - 8:00 PM

OTTAWA - It wasn't all fun and games for Justin Trudeau during some time with his family this weekend.

The prime minister was spotted Monday walking with a cane after leaving an event announcing federal loans for Black entrepreneurs.

Spokesman Alex Wellstead says Trudeau sprained his ankle while playing Frisbee with his children at home over the weekend.

There was no word on the severity of the sprain or how long the prime minister will need to use the device, which was nowhere to be seen during the actual announcement.

However, Wellstead says the prime minister is otherwise feeling fine and following doctor's orders.

Trudeau, who was sworn in as Canada's second-youngest prime minister ever in 2015, turns 50 on Christmas Day.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 31, 2021.

Note to readers: This is a corrected story. A previous version said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau injured his ankle during the Victoria Day long weekend, instead of this past weekend.

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