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Thursday, April 28, 2011

MISS UNIVERSE CANADA CONTESTANT - Emily Nicks

Name: Emily Nicks

Age: 26 | Height: 5’8″ | Truro, NS

Emily is currently completing her Master of Science, with focus on nutrition labeling, at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. In addition to her education, Emily loves working as a bridal sales consultant. All work and no play is not her philosophy, as she attends dance class and plays piano.

Emily is a firm believer in adding healthy foods and physical activity into our daily lives. She loves all that the East Coast of Canada offers, as the beautiful landscape makes it easy to be outside exercising!

This young woman loves being an active volunteer in her community. Emily believes that being part of a community starts with sharing our time and talents.

Sponsored by: Family and Friends

Languages spoken Fluently (please include your native language if English is not your native language)

English


Special thanks and credits to www.beautiesofcanada.com

MISS UNIVERSE CANADA CONTESTANT - Emily Kiss

Name: Emily Kiss

Age: 24 | Height: 5’9″ | Windsor, Ontario

Emily Kiss is a recent graduate from the University of Windsor Ontario. She has successfully completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Sociology and now plans to enhance her academic credentials by pursuing her MBA.

For her professional career, she aspires to work in the corporate world of marketing and public relations.

Living a healthy and active lifestyle is a priority in her life as she enjoys participating in all aspects of fitness. As an avid reader and researcher, Emily is inspired by sociological theories and philosophy. She has a passion for traveling the world and an excitement for experiencing new cultures.

As an active volunteer for the Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital Foundation and the Transition to Betterness Organization, she devotes her free time to organizing local fundraising events to improve and expand the fundamental health care facilities of Windsor.

Emily believes it is important for one to always be open minded, empathetic and kind because If you are good to others, good will come to you.

Sponsored by: Family and Friends

Languages spoken Fluently (please include your native language if English is not your native language)

English


Special thanks and credits to www.beautiesofcanada.com

MISS UNIVERSE CANADA CONTESTANT - Elishia Sahota

Name: Elishia Sahota

Age: 23 | Height: 5’9″ | North Delta, BC

From dreams of training to sprint for Canada at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia; from being asked to move to California in order to pursue a professional career of tennis; from being requested to play professional soccer for Oxford University, and for representing Brazil at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games as the flag/placard bearer, Elishia Sahota continues to pursue a path of high achievement.

Upon completion of her degree as a current business student she plans upon continuing her studies in order to obtain a Masters degree and further the development of her own organization for children of war. As a model and actress, Elishia has had the privilege of working with big name Hollywood actors and iconic fashion photographers!

Upon meeting Elishia, you instantly feel her passion for family, her German Shepherd, and her love to be the old soul she is with a genuine personality and heart. She is well traveled with a respect and open mind for all people and places around this World.

Since a young girl she would participate with her school in visiting seniors’ homes to sing for them and spend time with them, as well as helping the Greater Vancouver Foodbank Society in numerous ways such as participating in building the first pilot soup garden. Her school gave her the foundation of giving through encouraging each grade since Kindergarten to donate money to help a sister school in Kibaale, Uganda. Elishia has taken this foundation and moved on to help raise money with her family to support the cause and organization of CRY (Cardiac Risk in Youth).

She has a passion for singing, a drive for athletics, and an appreciation for literature and the fine arts. She firmly believes in staying true to one’s morals and values in order to become successful and maintain happiness in life.

Remembering who you are and the strength you possess in order to get where your destiny will lead you is one of the most important concepts to master, she says. Once this concept begins to unfold in the mind, then and only then can we help to further and better the lives of others—You must first believe in you.

Sponsored by: Weights, Dr. James Y. Y. Hsia, Bikram Yoga Delta, Living-Salon, Tony Ali, Webster Talent Management, Crossover Bollywood Se, Family and Friends

Languages spoken Fluently (please include your native language if English is not your native language)

English and Spanish


Special thanks and credits to www.beautiesofcanada.com

MISS UNIVERSE CANADA CONTESTANT - Danielle Murphy

Name: Danielle Murphy

Age: 19 | Height: 6’0″ | Brockville, ON

Danielle was born and raised in the beautiful city of Brockville Ontario, which is nestled along the banks of the scenic St. Lawrence river.

Most of her life has been dedicated to team sports such as hockey, baseball, and basketball. Throughout her athletic lifestyle she has learned how to give her best in everything she does. She is motivated and optimistic in every situation.

Danielle is a student of Algonquin College in our Nation’s capital of Ottawa Ontario. She is currently enrolled in a three year Graphic Design Advanced Diploma program. Danielle has a passion for art and photography and hopes to one day find a career that will allow her to do what she loves for a living.

She also takes on a volunteering role as a residence advisor in her college’s residence to help support and guide students through their academic journey.

People are a very important part of Danielle’s life. She is thankful to her family for being so supportive and caring. Danielle also enjoys working with children at her local YMCA as a camp leader during the summer months.

If given the chance to work as Miss Universe Canada, Danielle would want to inspire others to be themselves, and chase your dreams.

Sponsored by: Canarm Ltd. – Brockville ON, Algonquin College Students Association, Family and Friends


Special thanks and credits to www.beautiesofcanada.com

MISS UNIVERSE CANADA CONTESTANT - Daena Pisio

Name: Daena Pisio

Age: 27 | Height: 5’7″ | Edmonton, AB

A Bachelor of Design graduate from the Alberta College of Art + Design, Daena is the creative director and founder of Frozen Notion Design Inc. – an Edmonton based visual communications and design studio.

As a young business owner, Daena credits other successful entrepreneurs for inspiring her to work hard, stay motivated, think big and take risks. She believes the key to taking hold of your future is to pursue an education and profession you are passionate about.

Early involvement in competitive sports and recreation has made ‘living an active lifestyle’ second nature to Daena. She also enjoys supporting the local arts and music in her community.

Sponsored by: Family and Friends

Languages spoken Fluently (please include your native language if English is not your native language).

English.


Special thanks and credits to www.beautiesofcanada.com

MISS UNIVERSE CANADA CONTESTANT - Cristine Vlcek

Name: Cristine Vlcek

Age: 21 | Height: 5’10″ | Toronto, ON

Cristine was born in Guelph to a mixed parentage; her mother being from Barbados and her father being from Czech Republic. She grew up in Toronto from the age of five, where she was enrolled in French Immersion.

When she is not busy working as a lifeguard and teaching swimming lessons, she is busy completing her Bachelor of Honours degree in English along with her certificate of Bilingualism and certificate of Sexuality Studies at York University.

Cristine believes that our world’s future success heavily relies on the equality of education for both boys and girls of all nationalities in all countries.

She strongly believes that the greatest gift we can share with one another is tolerance; because everyone deserves a chance to succeed.

Sponsored by: Mixed Chicks, Family and Friends.

Languages spoken Fluently (please include your native language if English is not your native language)

English, French


Special thanks and credits to www.beautiesofcanada.com

MISS UNIVERSE CANADA CONTESTANT - Courtney Hewalo

Name: Courtney Hewalo

Age: 20 | Height: 5’8″ | Montmartre, SK

Courtney was born and raised in small town Saskatchewan. She now lives in Saskatoon where she attends the University of Saskatchewan. Courtney is pursuing a bachelor of science majoring in anatomy and cell biology as she hopes to be admitted to the College of Medicine in the near future.

She has become a member of the Greystone Scholars Society and the Golden Key Honors Society as a result of her academic achievement. She is also a member of the anatomy and cell biology student society. Courtney’s aspiration is to become a pediatrician, which will allow her to combine her love of children, her ambition to change people’s lives, and her excellence in academics into a career.

Courtney has always been a strong part of her community through sports, school, and volunteering. Her love of sports has led her to excel in activities such as dance, volleyball, baseball, badminton, track & field and snowboarding. She has volunteered with The Children’s Wish Foundation, Regina General Hospital, her local dance club, and within her high school.

She is also a certified lifeguard who spent a number of summers running her hometown swimming pool. This job taught her valuable skills that she will use throughout her life which allows her to be the positive role model she feels all children need. In addition, Courtney seizes the opportunity to model whenever it arises. When Courtney is not playing sports, modeling, or volunteering, she loves to spend time at her family’s cabin sitting in the sun, relaxing.

Courtney believes that life is full of setbacks, but success is determined by how you handle those setbacks. This philosophy is what has led her to become a part of the Student Wellness Initiative Toward Community Health (SWITCH). SWITCH is a student run inter professional clinic servicing the core neighborhoods of Saskatoon.

As a part of SWITCH, Courtney gets to help people who have faced more setbacks in life than any person should have to, and has the chance to help them to achieve some sort of success in their lives. She is also a part of the executive board that governs the activities of SWITCH. Courtney feels that anyone can make a difference in the world if they truly want to. She believes that helping even one person betters the world in an extraordinary way.

Sponsored by: D.L. Kaczmar Trucking Ltd., Independent Ag Ltd., Dow AgroSciences, Bayer CropScience Inc., BASF, JoJo Beads, Arbonne Executive National Vice President & Independent Consultant – Nichole Posehn, Family and Friends

Languages spoken Fluently (please include your native language if English is not your native language)

English


Special thanks and credits to www.beautiesofcanada.com

MISS UNIVERSE CANADA CONTESTANT - Chelsae Durocher

Name: Chelsae Durocher

Age: 20 | Height: 5’9″ | Tecumseh, ON

Chelsae Durocher is a 3rd year student at the University of Windsor, studying in the Drama in Education and Community Program. She is fluent in both French and English and one day hopes to be an elementary school teacher. She loves working with children and meeting new people; and will embrace any opportunity which allows her to do so.

She is a strong believer in the power of volunteerism and actively volunteers within her community, always promoting her platform of maintaining a healthy active lifestyle amongst children. She enjoys swimming, running, singing, and spending time with her friends and family; and would love to further promote her platform to youth across the world.

Sponsored by: Family and Friends.

Languages spoken Fluently (please include your native language if English is not your native language)

English and French


Special thanks and credits to www.beautiesofcanada.com

MISS UNIVERSE CANADA CONTESTANT - Celine LaFlamme

Name: Celine LaFlamme

Age: 23 | Height: 5’8″ | Toronto, ON

This green eyed brown hair optimist from Toronto will never be just a pretty face. With compassion and enthusiasm she inspires all to pursue their dreams. At 23, she is the assistant manager for an exotic car dealership, and volunteers her spare time networking the unemployed with local businesses anticipating a business of her own.

She believes in equality between all ages, races, and genders and will always fight for an equal opportunity between them. She is a strong independent and a hard working woman that will stop at nothing to achieve her goals. She has an intuitive desire to help people and has a big heart for those in need.

Sponsored by: Family and Friends.




Special thanks and credits to www.beautiesofcanada.com

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