It’s a boy!

The Northwest Territories first baby of the new decade is a ten-pound seven-ounce baby boy.

Axel Akkak was the first NWT baby of the new decade, born at 10:15 a.m. on January 1, 2020 at Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife. 

Heather Akkak the baby’s mother could not be reached for comment by press time.