Gallery: Regina contestant takes home Miss World Canada crown

Published: May 12, 2014


Picture 1 of 15

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.

Related stories:


Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,





Featured

Surrey-politics

Barinder Rasode primed to run for Surrey mayor’s chair

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Surrey city councillor Barinder Rasode will officially announce her bid for mayor at a “special celebration” organized at SFU Surrey on…
Continue Reading »

Shravan Kumar designs India

Gallery: Shravan Kumar’s ethnic-yet-modern designs thrill audience at Vancouver Fashion Week

VANCOUVER DESI A humble and smiling Shravan Kumar walked on the ramp with joined hands to a standing ovation along with the models who presented…
Continue Reading »

Little India

Death of a neighbourhood? Little India’s Punjabi Market struggles to survive

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI When Simran and Hardeep Virk met 20 years ago at Langara College, they’d go to All India Sweets & Restaurant for…
Continue Reading »

LOCAL NEWS

Bollywood Canada

Dr. Cabbie is a sharp turn in direction for Jean-François Pouliot

La grande sĂ©duction director delivers romantic comedy with a strong Bollywood flavour set in Toronto BRENDAN KELLY POSTMEDIA NEWS MONTREAL — Jean-François Pouliot loves to…
Continue Reading »

Surrey-politics

Barinder Rasode primed to run for Surrey mayor’s chair

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Surrey city councillor Barinder Rasode will officially announce her bid for mayor at a “special celebration” organized at SFU Surrey on…
Continue Reading »

Today in History – Sept. 24

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Sept. 24: On this date: In 787, the Second Nicene Council opened under Pope Hadrian I. Numbered…
Continue Reading »

Don't Miss...

Vancouver-soccer

‘This isn’t lingerie football’: Vancouver Whitecaps video taken down (w/video)

DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER DESI After some fans and Internet commenters cried foul on a new online video promoting the Vancouver Whitecaps soccer team, club management…
Continue Reading »

Change

Iran sentences ‘Happy’ dancing youths to six months jail, 91 lashes

IANS Tehran – A group of Iranian youths, who released a video on YouTube dancing to the popular song “Happy” by American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams,…
Continue Reading »

COLD_MURDER_SENTENCE_20130410_210705138

Vancouver murder victim’s family relieved as judges reject killer’s appeal of conviction (w/ video)

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI The family and friends of murdered Vancouver teen Poonam Randhawa breathed a collective sigh of relief as the girl’s killer lost…
Continue Reading »

India weird news

Air India passenger finds half-eaten worm mixed in his breakfast on flight to Delhi

VANCOUVER DESI An Air India passenger in upper economy class was horrified when he noticed a half-eaten worm mixed in with his breakfast plate on…
Continue Reading »

deportation-Canada

Blatchford: Pakistani woman deserves a better life in this big, empty country

CHRISTIE BLATCHFORD POSTMEDIA NEWS When I saw the picture of a weeping Jamila Bibi in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix on Tuesday, I thought of only one…
Continue Reading »


Bollywood Latest

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone: Respect us as women off-screen

IANS Mumbai – Deepika Padukone says she has an issue when people “propagate objectification of a real person and not a character being played” and…
Continue Reading »

Parineeti Chopra-Aditya Roy Kapur

Daawat-e-Ishq: Habib Faisal missed the plot

SUBHASH K. JHA IANS  Film: “Daawat-e-Ishq”; Cast: Aditya Roy Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra and Anupam Kher; Director: Habib Faisal: Rating: ** There are two different films…
Continue Reading »

Vinay Virmani

A fun ride with Dr. Cabbie

Q&A: Canadian actor Vinay Virmani’s new movie continues his examination of South Asian immigrant experience ALMAS MEHERALLY VANCOUVER DESI Toronto-born actor and writer Vinay Virmani…
Continue Reading »