Toronto , Samantha Tajik was crowned the 57th annual Miss Universe Canada last night, April 28th 2008.
An ecstatic Tajik, 25, outshone more than 60 delegates from across the country to capture the crown before hundreds of black-tie supporters at the Winter Garden Theatre, on Yonge St.
"I want to thank my family and friends for all their support," she said. "I look forward to the Miss Universe pageant in Vietnam."
Outgoing Miss Universe Canada 2007, Toronto's Inga Skaya, 22, said, "It's been a life-altering experience for me."
Tajik will represent Canada at the July 14 Miss Universe 2008 pageant in Vietnam, and has won the use of a car for a year, jewellery and trips.
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