New Year's

Baby Joshua was Fraser Health region’s first baby of 2022, born at 12:05 a.m. Jan. 1 at Surrey Memorial Hospital. (Contributed photo)

Fraser Health’s first baby of 2022 born in Surrey

Langley parents welcomed Joshua at 12:05 a.m., while White Rock’s New Year baby arrived at 1:33 a.m.


Langley Memorial Hospital welcomed a baby boy at 3:06 a.m., on Jan. 1 2022.

Langley welcomed a baby boy on the New Year Day

Born at the Langley Memorial Hospital


A merchant, second from right, sells seafoods to yearend shoppers at a street in Tokyo Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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