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  • A Day in the Life of a Delegate

    Written by:
    Courtney
    May 19, 2019

    What does getting ready for a national pageant really look like? What kind of hard work and preparation goes into such a big competition? Find your answers below. On a typical weekday, a day in the life of a Miss World Canada delegate (at least for me) looks like this. I will wake up at around 6:30 or 7:00a.m. and get a ... View Post

  • Happy Mother's Day

    Written by:
    Alyssa
    May 12, 2019

    Ever since my mom passed away, this day as always been hard for me. Today I celebrate my mom, the women who raised me. The women who taught me right from wrong, to look both ways when crossing the street, and to always say “please” and “thank you.” The women who taught me that beauty is more than ... View Post

  • Pie With Grandpa

    Written by:
    Alyssa
    May 11, 2019

    Grandpa and Me with his homemade pies The oven opened, flooding the kitchen with a rich, savoury smell of fresh apples, sprinkled in cinnamon and baked to perfection. Melt in your mouth partridge berries boiled on the stove top, as the lemon cooled down on the table. All in a typical Newfoundland kitchen, with empty mason jars lined up for ... View Post

  • Choosing your Platform

    Written by:
    Courtney
    May 11, 2019

    We all have something that we are deeply passionate about. For me, it's women's rights and women's participation in politics. Choosing your pageant platform is, in my opinion, one of the most important things you will do as a delegate. Should you receive the title, your platform is what you will spend the next year as a titleholder working on. I ... View Post

  • 10 Things you didn't know about pageants

    Written by:
    Alyssa
    May 7, 2019

    People are continually asking me questions about my interest in pageants and my current journey to Miss World Canada. I do love talking to people about this subject, and seriously if they let me, I’d talk their ear off about it. But I did notice that similar things were coming up so I thought it would be a good idea ... View Post

  • Tea With Grandma

    Written by:
    Alyssa
    April 30, 2019

    My mom never stopped being my mom. Not when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, not when her hair first started to fall out, not when she was fitted for a wing, not when cancer came back for another round, and not any day of her battle did she stop being my mom. Now, after three years of her passing ... View Post

  • Pageant Platform - Why We Need More Women in Politics

    Written by:
    Courtney
    April 29, 2019

    Hi there, Courtney here. As Miss Newfoundland and Labrador World 2019, I want to show young women and girls that they can do anything, including run for and hold public office. It's so important that we have more women and girls in our governments because representation matters. It is hard to make decisions on someone else's behalf when you don't ... View Post