January 1, 2016 6:32 pm
Updated: January 1, 2016 8:13 pm

IN PHOTOS: Canada welcomes the first babies born in 2016

Avery Moira Laswick was born just three seconds after midnight, making her Canada's first baby born in the New Year.


Across Canada as people were ringing in the New Year, a new crop of Canadians were welcomed into the world.

Say hello to Canada’s first babies born in 2016.


Avery Moira Laswick was born at Markham Stouffville Hospital just three seconds after midnight, making her Canada’s first baby of the New Year.


Julian was born 39 seconds after midnight at North York General Hospital weighing 8 pounds and 11 ounces.

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Constantinos is Montreal’s first-born of 2016. He was delivered at 12:00:07 at the Montreal Jewish General Hospital.

The Koukoutsis, welcoming Konstantinos, Montreal's first baby of 2016, January 1st, 2016.


The first baby born in Winnipeg in 2016 is a girl delivered at St. Boniface Hospital.

Fay was born at 12:14 a.m. weighing just over six pounds.

Baby Fay is Winnipeg’s first born of 2016.


The baby girl, who hasn’t yet been named, was born at the Regina General Hospital weighing 4.4 pounds 15 minutes after midnight..



Edmonton’s first baby girl was born at 12:05 a.m. on Friday at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital

The baby has not yet been named. She weighs seven pounds and four ounces.

Amanveer and Gurpawandeep Brar show off Edmonton's first baby of 2016.


Anna, was born at 18 seconds past midnight at the Foothills Medical Centre to parents Lidia and Sirgiu Tacu.



Joelle Lee was born at 12:05 a.m. at Chinook Regional Hospital weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces.

New years baby


Grayson Heinrich Jackson was born at 12:15 a.m. at Surrey Memorial Hospital weighing eight pounds and nine ounces.


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