Miss Universe Canada representatives share practice in display during Stoney Creek’s Collegiate Avenue Elementary …
October 4, 2017 - miss universe
Reigning Miss Universe Canada Siera Bearchell and 65 representatives from opposite a nation visited Collegiate Avenue Elementary School on Oct. 4, as partial of a pageant’s initial central revisit to Hamilton in 15 years.
Bearchell, 24, delivered a absolute debate about physique certainty and self-respect to about 50 students. The law tyro from Moose Jaw, Sask., has been praised for holding on physique shamers, including people who have criticized Bearchell’s possess appearance.
After winning a 2016 Miss Universe Canada manifestation final year, Bearchell modernized to a universe eventuality in Manila, Philippines, where she became a initial Canadian in some-more than a decade to place in a altogether tip nine.
To win a Miss Universe Canada title, Bearchell pronounced contestants contingency be gentle and assured in who they are.
“My height was physique certainty and self-esteem,” pronounced Bearchell. “I wanted to inspire women around a universe to adore themselves for who they are and know they’re not tangible by a size.”
“As a law student, we also wanted to change that notice that pageants are only for ditzy girls who don’t know anything.”
Since winning a Miss Universe Canada pretension and competing on a universe stage, Bearchell has trafficked opposite Canada. She also returned to a Philippines to assistance launch a really initial Tim Hortons opening in Southeast Asia.
“Going to Miss Universe was one of a best practice we have had,” pronounced Bearchell. “It was smashing in a clarity that we done friends from around a world. we have 85 new friends from 85 countries. And only carrying that clarity of representing Canada was some-more than representing myself.”
Bearchell’s feat was large news in her home village of 35,000.