Miss Universe Canada names first Latina winner

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Miss Universe Canada names first Latina winner
I've been waiting all my life for this. Thank you Lord, I owe it all to you! 🙌 I also want to thank my mom, my family, all of my friends, and my sponsors who have supported me through this journey. I cannot wait to represent Canada at the Miss Universe pageant 2015 and make you all proud. Thank you to The Beauties of Canada Organization for this opportunity. I hope to use this platform to inspire today's youth to go after their dreams because anything is possible if you persevere. #missuniversecanada2015 #MissUniverseCanada #PaolaNunezValdez
Just finished my interview with the judges. It went so amazing thank God 😊 can't believe tomorrow is the final. Watch the webcast live at 8pm www.missuniversecanada.ca #missuniversecanada2015 #MissUniverseCanada #roadtomissuniversecanada #TeamPaola
Good morning everyone. The day is here. Semifinals are only hours away and voting will end today at 12pm. Please cast in your last vote for me. I truly want to thank all of you for your continued support. Thank you for motivating me everyday to be the best I can be. Tonight I will leave my heart on that stage and hope to make you all proud. #Vote #PaolaNunezValdez www.missuniversecanada.ca/vote #MissUniverseCanada2015 #MissUniverseCanada #roadtomissuniversecanada #TeamPaola Fotografía: @Shamirfersobephoto Maquillaje: @Alexander_makeup_style Accesorios: @Rosasdecristal Vestuario: @macherieamour_plazacentral Estilismo & Producción: @chrispuesan Buenos días mi gente. Ya llego el día de la semifinal y solo quedan pocas horas para que cierren las votaciones. Así que le pido que emitan su último voto antes de la 12pm. Les agradezco de corazón todo el apoyo y el cariño que recibo diariamente de cada uno de ustedes. Esta noche daré lo mejor de mí y espero que estén orgullosos de mi. Dios le bendiga. 🙏😘 #Vote #PaolaNunezValdez Missuniversecanada.ca/vote
Tomorrow is the last day to vote. Let's get in those last few votes. VOTING ENDS AT 12PM. I appreciate all the support and love I have received from all of you since the very beginning. #Vote #PaolaNunezValdez www.missuniversecanada.ca/vote #missuniversecanada #missuniversecanada2015 #roadtomissuniversecanada #TeamPaola
On our way to the #RogersCentre. Tune in to #BluejaysCentral preview game show at 6:30. I will be talking to #JamieCampbell and #GreggZaun don't miss it. #MissUniverseCanada #missuniversecanada2015
Good night💋💋
Great rehearsal today. Semifinals are only two days away. Please keep voting for me. Link on bio. #Vote #PaolaNunezValdez www.missuniversecanada.ca/vote #missuniversecanada #missuniversecanada2015 #roadtomissuniversecanada #TeamPaola
With my Colombiana @sgomez_muc_delegate_2015_ @nagnaggomez #Citytour #Toronto #Day4 ##missuniversecanada2015 #MissUniverseCanada
Charity event #Day2 #Toronto #missuniversecanada #missuniversecanada2015 #roadtomissuniversecanada
BIKINI READY 👙 #Photoshoot #pageantweek #DAY1 #missuniversecanada2015 #missuniversecanada please don't forget to vote for me today. Missuniversecanada.ca/vote

Paola Núñez Valdez has been crowned the 2015 Miss Universe Canada.

The Dominican beauty queen is the first woman of Latin heritage to take the title.

Valdez, 24, was born in the Dominican Republic and immigrated with her mother to Canada at the age of 10, where they currently live.

Valdez is currently a student at Humber College, studying Business-Accounting, and hopes to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.

Her charity is Operation Smile, which helps children who suffer from cleft lip or cleft palate receive exceptional surgical care, regardless of their economic situation.

It's great to see a beautiful girl use her platform for good.

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