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Miss World Canada 2022 is Emma Morrison

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Emma Morrison was crowned Miss World Canada 2022 from a field of 50 competitors during the national pageant on Sunday, November 13 at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts in Ontario. The 22-year-old proud Muskegowuk Cree woman and indigenous crafts artist from Chapleau made history by becoming the first-ever Cree First Nations titleholder. Apart from the national title, she also bagged the coveted Beauty With A Purpose award for her "Reconnecting Through Ribbon Skirts" initiative oriented towards the empowerment of indigenous women from a young age. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Pageant Group Canada Inc. (@pageantgroupcanada) No stranger to pageantry, Emma previously won the titles Miss North Ontario and Miss Teenage Canada 2017 and went on to compete in her first international pageant, the Miss Teenager Universe in Mexico City. The new Miss World Canada succeeds last year's winner Jaime Yvonne VandenBerg and is now expected

60th Miss International: Meet the delegates from Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic and Honduras

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After cancellations in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 60th Miss International is finally taking place in Japan later this year. Over 50 delegates have already been confirmed to participate in the final whose date and venue have yet to be announced by the organization. Meet the recently confirmed delegates from Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, and Honduras: Miss International Canada 2022 Madison Kvaltin from northern Ontario is a 24-year-old entrepreneur who started her own body confident athletic brand, Skilla Athletics, and website design business. She holds a degree in sociology and business from Queen's University. Miss International Colombia 2022 Natalia Lopez Cardona is a 23-year-old model and law student from Quindio. She was second place during last year's Señorita Colombia competition in Cartagena and was named Virreina Nacional de Belleza. Miss International Czech Republic 2022 Adela Maderycova, a 23-year-old children's recorder teacher and model,

Miss Universe 2022: Meet the delegates from Canada, Colombia, Malta and the Philippines

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Miss Universe 2022 will be the 71st edition of the Miss Universe pageant and around 10 delegates have already been selected to represent their respective countries and territories. Who will succeed India's Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu as Miss Universe? Here are the delegates from Canada, Colombia, Malta, and the Philippines: Miss Universe Canada 2022 is Chinese-Canadian Amelia Tu who hails from Vancouver, BC. She is 20-year-old biology and business student at Universe of California, Berkeley who enjoys exploring different genres of dance. Miss Universe Colombia 2022 María Fernanda Aristizábal is a 24-year-old model and social communicator from Quindio. She won the Señorita Colombia title in 2019 and was expected to compete in Miss Universe 2020 but unfortunately, the national franchise changed owners and a first-ever Miss Universe Colombia competition took place in Barranquilla. Miss Universe Malta 2022 Maxine Formosa Gruppetta is a 21-year-old legal assistant from St. Julian's. She was

Miss Universe Canada 2022 is Amelia Tu

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Chinese-Canadian Amelia Tu triumphed over 50 other contestants to be crowned Miss Universe Canada 2022 in a national competition held on Thursday, May 14 at the Meridian Arts Centre in Toronto. The 20-year-old biology and business student at Universe of California, Berkeley hails from Vancouver, BC. She succeeds Tamara Jemuovic and will represent Canada at the Miss Universe 2022 pageant later this year. Madison Kvaltin was named first runner-up while Yuliya Shcherban finished second runner-up. Sophie Church and Oceanne Gemme-Rose were the third and fourth runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Universe Canada has a vast variety of interests but her all-time favorite hobby is exploring different genres of dance. She has been dancing since the age of 3 and winning the gold medal at IMTA’s dance competition is one of her proudest personal accomplishments. Canada has won the Miss Universe crown twice with Karen Baldwin in 1982 and Natalie Glebova in 2005. The country's last placement w

Miss World 2021 Top 40: Argentina, Bahamas, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China

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The Miss World 2021 Top 40 will return to Puerto Rico to compete for the 70th Miss World final at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in San Juan on March 16. Meet the semi-finalists from Argentina, Bahamas, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, and China: ARGENTINA  - Amira Hidalgo - After receiving a scholarship to University to study for a master's in Investigative Journalism, Amira also works as a Journalist and News Producer. She holds the position of TV host for a National News Broadcaster. Her dream job would be to be a war correspondent. She plays the violin and enjoys running in her spare time. Amira’s Beauty with a Purpose project “Arte para Ciegos” (Art for the blind) provides the visually impaired with tools to help them develop independence and greater accessibility. This included installing haptic plans with braille writing in places of interest including Palermo, Retiro, Modern Art Museum, and Puerto Madero. Since 2017, Amira has been working with the Nínawa Daher

Miss Universe Canada organization breaks silence, apologizes to Filipino designers

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Following Michael Cinco's "ungrateful rant" towards the Miss Universe Canada (MUC) organization, another Filipino designer shared his "awful experience" with the Canadian team during Miss Universe 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The feud between parties involved became a hot topic among news outlets especially in the Philippines and the netizens came swarming into social media pages in support of the Filipino designers. In a lengthy post on its official social media page on Monday, MUC has finally broken its silence over the controversy that recently rocked the beauty pageant community. Below is the full statement from the organization: We at the Miss Universe Canada organization are deeply saddened to read the recent negative online comments directed at us, the current Miss Universe Canada titleholder, some of our designer supporters and third-party organizations. The Miss Universe Canada (MUC) organization appreciates the relationships we have worked hard to build

Michael Cinco calls Miss Universe Canada team 'ungrateful, vile, and professional users'

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Dubai-based Filipino designer Michael Cinco lashed out at the team behind Miss Universe Canada Nova Stevens for allegedly spreading rumors about him trying to sabotage her chances at the Miss Universe pageant with late arrivals of ill-fitted gowns. Miss Universe Canada's MGmode Communications said, "The truth needs to be told! The gown was sent late by Michael’s team, and when it arrived none of them fitted! We were able to fix one for the finals but the one for prelims, we didn’t have time." In a lengthy social media post on Saturday, May 22, Michael cried foul and responded, "You have been spreading fake news about me and my team being unprofessional days before the pageant but I chose to be quiet and calm. But this time, I need to stand up for me and my team, as it is just so unfair." The designer to Hollywood celebrities, royalties, and wealthy clients, who hails from Catbalogan, Samar (Philippines) said he has been dressing up Canada's representatives a