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.
Welcome to the world Kian Alexander MacKay. Thanks to everyone for their thoughts, prayers and support. We are overjoyed with our baby boy.
— Peter MacKay (@MinPeterMacKay) April 1, 2013
This is the couple’s first child.