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Sooke family welcomes Vancouver Island’s first baby of 2020

Child was born at 12:17 a.m. at Victoria General

Vancouver Island’s first baby of 2020 arrived at Victoria General Hospital.

The Sooke family welcomed the baby boy at 12:17 a.m., and he weighed 8 lbs, 3 oz.

The first baby in the province to be born this year arrived at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster at 12:01 a.m.

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