Defence Minister Peter MacKay welcomes his baby son

Kian Alexander MacKay born in Ottawa on April 1


It’s a boy! Defence Minister Peter MacKay and his wife, Nazanin Afshin-Jam, welcomed a new baby boy into the world on April 1.

Baby Kian Alexander MacKay was born in Ottawa on April 1 at 4:52 a.m. EST, weighing 8lbs 2 oz, according to a report in a Nova Scotia newspaper.

MacKay, who married Afshin-Jam in January 2012, used Twitter to announce the news Monday.

This is the couple’s first child.

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