Lateesha Ector

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Lateesha Ector
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Lateesha Ector
1985 (age 29–30)
Montreal, Quebec
Height 5 ft 9.5 in (1.77 m)
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss Earth Canada 2009
Miss Universe Canada 2008, Top 20 Semifinalist
Major
competition(s)
Miss Earth Canada 2009
Miss Universe Canada 2008
Miss Earth 2009

Lateesha Ector (born 1985) is a fashion model and Canadian beauty queen. She won and was crowned as Miss Earth Canada 2009 in the annual national Miss Earth Canada beauty pageant in August 2009. She is the first black Miss Earth Canada titleholder. She was crowned by Miss Earth Canada 2008 winner Denise Garrido. She represented Canada in the Miss Earth 2009.[1]

Background[edit]

Ector was born in Montreal, Quebec. Ector's parents are from Trinidad and Tobago and descendants of Black, Chinese, Scottish, and Venezuelan background. As a young girl she was involved in classical ballet. She has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Concordia University. She enjoys traveling, learning new cultures, and languages. She is currently studying Spanish language and hoping to be trilingual. She currently lives in Montreal.[1][2]

Miss Universe Canada 2008[edit]

Ector, who stands 5 feet and 9½ inches tall, competed in the 57th annual Miss Universe Canada, where she placed in the top 15, won by Samantha Tajik, on April 28, 2008 at the Winter Garden Theatre, on Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[2][3][4] She placed in the top 20 semifinalist, which was participated by 62 contestants from across Canada.[5][6][7]

Miss Earth 2009[edit]

On August 22, 2009, Ector was crowned as Miss Earth Canada at Les Cours Mont-Royal in Quebec. She represented Canada in the 9th edition of Miss Earth beauty pageant in the Philippines on November 22, 2009.[1][8] The Miss Earth winner serves as the spokesperson for the Miss Earth Foundation, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and other environmental organizations.[9][1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Soul, John (2009-09-01). "Lateesha Ector: The First Black Miss Earth Canada". Woman of the Earth. Retrieved 2009-09-13. 
  2. ^ a b Davila, Denis (2008-10-08). "Miss Universe Canada 2008 Contestants". Beauties of Canada Production. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  3. ^ Godfrey, Tom (2008-04-29). "T.O.'s Tajik crowned Miss Universe". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  4. ^ News, Online (2008-06-16). "What City is Home to the World’s Hottest Women?". The Buckmaker, PHP Resources, Eigenbau. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  5. ^ Davila, Denis (2008-03-28). "The Miss Universe Canada 2008 Contestants". Beauties of Canada Production. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  6. ^ Davila, Denis (2008-03-28). "Miss Universe Canada 2008 Main Event". Beauties of Canada Production. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  7. ^ Payvand News, Online (2008-05-03). "Iranian-Canadian Samantha Tajik crowned Miss Universe Canada 2008". Payvand Net Native. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  8. ^ Ramos, Duane (2008-10-05). "Miss Benelux 2009". Woman of the Earth. Retrieved 2009-08-30. 
  9. ^ Borja, Tessa (2007-10-17). "Jennifer Neves is Miss Earth Guam". Marianas Variety News, Guam Edition. Retrieved 2009-08-30. 

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Preceded by
Denise Garrido
Miss Earth Canada
2009
Succeeded by
Incumbent