A local accountant-in-training will be vying for the Miss Canada World title on March 21st.
Miss Northern BC and Fort St. John resident Ashley Bader says the trip to Toronto is sure to be a life-changing experience.
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The pageant is a week-long event, with preliminaries within the first few days and the final event on the 28th.
Bader will be competing in an evening gown competition, swimwear competition and a talent event.
She says she is happy to compete in the pageant, because money generated goes towards charities across Canada.
Bader on what she would do if she received the Miss Canada World title…
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She says so far, the pageants have boosted her confidence and public speaking skills. She says she is more community-minded as a result of being Miss Northern BC.