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Miss UniverseŽ Canada 2009 Pageant Finals - John Bassett Theatre (May 17, 2009)

The Miss UniverseŽ Canada 2009 Pageant Finals was held at the John Bassett Theatre (Metro Convention Centre) on May 17, 2009. 57 Delegates from across Canada competed for the title of Miss UniverseŽ Canada 2009 and this years winner is Mariana Valente, a 23-year old student of languages at York University. Valente, who was born in Brazil and moved to Canada at age 12, stands 5'9" tall and she will represent Canada at the Miss Universe pageant in the Bahamas on August 23rd, 2009.

Miss UniverseŽ Canada 2009 Results
1st runner-up: Ylenia Aurucci
2nd runner-up: Ksenia Mezenina
3rd runner-up: Neda Derakhshan
4th runner-up: Isabel Grastin

TingJia Lorogiano won the People's Choice Award, while Chanel Beckenlehner won the Miss Elegance and Audience Favorite prizes; Xiao Sun was awarded Best Runway, and Cristina Heslenfeld won the Best in Swimwear award.

Top 12 Semi Finalists

Adwoa Yamoah
Brooke Boyle
Chanel Beckenlehner (Miss Elegance AND Audience Favourite Awards)
Cristina Heslenfeld (Best Body - CHIO Swimwear Award)
Jessica Goncalvez
Kaley Johnson
Xiao Sun (Best Runway Model Award)

Top 20 Quarter Finalists

Lee-Helene Gaulin
Natasha Petersen
Paula Bailey
Perla Marcano
Sonya Durante
Tara Mobayen
TingJia Lorigiano (People's Choice Award)
Vincenza Conte

Miss Congeniality: Jessica Goncalvez
Best Hair Award: Livia Constantinescu
Miss Photogenic: Tara Mobayen

As part of this year's event, the Miss Universe Canada Organization had a 'Start Quality Award' competition where the delegates competed for the opportunity to perform on stage the final night of competition. The winner and 2 runners-up were part of the entertainers of the night. These were the results in the 'Star Quality Award' competition:

Winner: Kaley Johnson
1st Runner-up: Jessica Goncalves
2nd Runner-up: Julie Gauthier

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