Gallery: Regina contestant takes home Miss World Canada crown

Published: May 12, 2014

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Regina's Annora Bourgeault, 21, was crowned Miss World Canada 2014. This year's Mr. World Canada is Jin Stewart. Handout photo.

VANCOUVER DESI

Annora Bourgeault of Regina, Saskatchewan was crowned Miss World Canada 2014 at the annual pageant’s closing gala Sunday night in Surrey.

Bourgeault wowed judges and the crowd at the Bell Performing Arts Centre late Sunday night, beating out 40 other finalists.

Bourgeault will represent Canada at the Miss World pageant, which welcomes contestants from over 120 countries.

The beauty queen took to Facebook to thank her fans and supporters.

“I am so thankful, shocked, and excited to tell all of you that I have been crowned Miss World Canada 2014,” she posted to her Facebook page Sunday night. “I will never be able to express the gratitude I have for all of your support this past year on this journey, you all made this happen and for that I am truly thankful.”

Miss World Canada, which bills itself as a philanthropic pageant, raises funds for Variety children’s charity.

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