Ottawa  — Justin Trudeau’s remarkable ability to overcome scandal and blunder in his four years as Canadian prime minister faces its most onerous test just weeks before an election.

A series of pictures and a video of Trudeau in blackface and brownface make-up have surfaced over the past 12 hours — dating from high school up to 2001 — in what is a serious blow to his bid to secure a second mandate in the October 21 federal vote...

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