It’s a Boy! Royal Family Welcomes Future King
LONDON – It’s a Boy! That is the word Buckingham Palace as Duchess Katerine has given birth to a healthy 8 pound six ounce baby boy. Buckingham Palace, in a statement says, “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 4.24pm. The baby weighs 8lbs 6oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news.
“Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well and will remain in hospital overnight.”
The news has electrified the Commonwealth. Across the globe blue lights are going to light up beacons. The CN Tower in Toronto will be in bright blue to help celebrate.
The Royal Family is delighted with the news.
In Canada, Prime Minister Harper states,
“Canadians are delighted to learn of the birth of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s son, and we offer our heartfelt congratulations to the Royal Couple and the entire Royal Family.
“The arrival of the newest member of the Royal Family, a future Sovereign of Canada, is a highly anticipated moment for Canadians given the special and warm relationship that we share with our Royal Family.
“This new beginning reminds us of the remarkable and enduring relationship our country has enjoyed with generations of the Royal Family. We recall with fondness the years of unfailing service by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and their deep affection for and loyalty to this country. We also recall the Royal Tour by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge who were so warmly received in Canada only two years ago. We look forward to their return to Canada and to being able to introduce their child to Canada and all Canadians.
“Laureen and I send our best wishes of health and happiness to the new parents as they embark on this exciting chapter in their lives.”