At exactly midnight on New Year’s Day, a couple from Brampton, Ont. welcomed one of the city’s first babies of 2024.

The baby girl, weighing eight pounds and six ounces, was born at Brampton Civic Hospital at exactly 00:00 a.m., officials said in a news release.

In the statement, William Osler Health System congratulated mother Guneet Kaur as well as all parents welcoming new additions to their family.

“Osler extends its best wishes and congratulations to the new parents and their family, and to all the families who are welcoming new babies at this special time.”

A baby boy named Antonio was born just 12 seconds later at Credit Valley Hospital. Trillium Health Partners said that Antonio was born just after midnight on New Year’s Day to parents Stephanie and Tino-—making the little one Mississauga’s first baby of 2024.

“Everyone’s so excited, this is the first grandchild on both sides of the family,” the parents said in a statement.


In York Region, baby Lucas was born at 12:14 a.m. at Southlake Regional Health Centre to Newmarket parents Reem and Bisher. The hospital confirmed both the baby and mother are doing well.

Scarborough Health Network confirmed on social media their first baby of 2024 was also born at 12:14 a.m.

Seventeen minutes later Mia, weighing seven pounds and 14 ounces, was the first baby born at Cortelluci Vaughan Hospital.

“We’re very grateful to everyone here,” Maple, Ont. parents Vic and Katie said in a statement. “Having the first baby of 2024 was really special.”

Just minutes later, a baby was born to another Brampton, Ont. couple at Etobicoke General Hospital at 12:32 a.m.

Etobicoke 2024 baby

Toronto’s Mount Sinai Hospital said its first baby, named Botelho, was born at 12:37 a.m.