Miss Universe Canada 2009 is Mariana Valente

23 year old Mariana Valente was crowned Miss Universe Canada 2009 during a beauty pageant held at the John Bassett Theatre in Toronto on May 16. She is a student of languages at York University.

Mariana was born in Brazil and moved to Canada at age 12. She stands 1.75 m tall. She will represent Canada at the Miss Universe 2009 contest in the Nassau, Bahamas on August 23rd.

The 1st runner-up was model Ylenia Aurucci (26), who had been a contestant in Canada's Next Top Model; 2nd runner-up was Ksenia Mezenina, 3rd runner-up was Neda Derakhshan and the 4th runner-up was Isabelle 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 Christina Heslenfeld won the Best in Swimwear award.

56 women competed in this year's edition of the contest.

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"To God be the Glory".