Miss Universe Canada

5 Reasons Why Miss Universe Canada Is Our Body Image Hero

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada Style

Siera Bearchell wants you to know that being comfortable in your body is beautiful.

Miss Universe Canada Shuts Down Body Shamers In A Beautiful Way

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 01.24.2017 | Canada Style

The 23-year-old from Moose Jaw, Sask., began receiving negative comments about her weight on Instagram.

Miss Universe Canada Organization Defends Totem Pole Costume

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Style

"Yes, there are many different totem poles, NOT just First Nation totem poles."

Miss Universe Canada Dresses Up Like A Totem Pole

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Style

The cultural appropriation just doesn't stop.

There She Is, Miss Universe Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada Style

Paola Nunez Valdez proved all her bullies wrong when she became the first woman of Latin heritage to be named Miss Universe Canada.

The Horrific Mind Behind 'Saw's Serial Killer Also Made This Dress

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada Style

Miss Universe Canada inspired both horror and praise when she stepped out in a hockey-inspired costume at the annual pageant on Wednesday. Chanel B...

Miss Canada's National Costume Is Nuts

The Huffington Post Canada | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Style

What is going on here? On Wednesday night, the Miss Universe pageant held its 'National Costume' round and it was a doozy. We saw the usual nationa...

Poor Miss Universe Canada!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Style

Isn't she lovely? Isn't she wonderful? Isn't she precious? Isn't she the wrong Miss Universe Canada? That was Denise Garrido's reality when she was...

Beauty Queen Fights Mentally Ill Label

The Huffington Post B.C. | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 10.14.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Jenna Talackova, the transgender beauty queen famous for fighting for her right to compete in Miss Universe Canada, has picked a new battle with the W...

Trump Called On To End Pageant Discrimination

CP | Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2012 | Canada Style

TORONTO - Transgender trailblazer Jenna Talackova lost her bid to become Miss Universe Canada over the weekend, but said Sunday that her history-makin...

LOOK: Transgender Beauty Makes History Tonight

CP | Cassandra Szkarski, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Style

TORONTO - Jenna Talackova is set to make history as the first-ever transgender contestant to compete at the Miss Universe Canada pageant.The Vancouver...

PHOTOS: Transgendered Pageant Contestant Ready To Compete

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2012 | Canada Style

TORONTO - The Canadian transgendered Miss Universe contestant who sparked global media attention when she was disqualified from the pageant was all sm...

Pageants: An Outdated Practice? Disqualification of Transgendered Contestant Sparks Debate

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2012 | Canada Style

VANCOUVER - In the stage-managed world of beauty pageants, hair colouring is essential, learning to walk goes without saying and contestants often und...

Miss Universe Canada Disqualifies Transgender Contestant

The Huffington Post Canada | Lauren Strapagiel | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada

She may look every bit the part of a beauty queen, but Jenna Talackova has lost her chance for the crown because she was born a biological male. Th...