Yo, Dad: When Justin Trudeau's father gave him an impromptu yo-yo lesson
Pierre Trudeau was trying to talk to Swedish PM, but got sidetracked by request for a yo-yo trick
Moments after landing in Sweden, Pierre Trudeau was trying to chat with Thorbjörn Fälldin, his Swedish counterpart.
But someone was distracting the Canadian prime minister.
That would be eight-year-old Justin Trudeau, a future prime minister himself, who had travelled to Sweden alongside his dad.
"Justin wanted to play — he repeatedly asked his father to teach him a trick with the yo-yo," the CBC's George McLean told viewers on The National, which aired a short clip of the moment on June 26, 1980. "Finally, [Pierre] Trudeau agreed."
The elder Trudeau stopped for a moment to show his son a trick, describing it in French. But the prime minister couldn't quite pull it off in front of the cameras.