Weekly Bear Social is Back!

Ottawa Bears at Bear Coffee

Meet up with your fellow bears for a cocktail and conversation at T’s Pub (323 Somerset St W) every Sunday from 3:30pm to 5:30pm.

Love Bears at the Pump

Bears at Lieutenant's Pump

The Ottawa Bears met up for a valentine supper at the Lieutenant’s Pump where they shared good food, great conversation and best of all, Bear Hugs!

Bears at the Art Gallery

Bear at the National Gallery

On October 28 the Ottawa Bears hosted their first in-person event in the form of a socially distanced visit to the National Gallery of Canada. The event was well attended and everyone had a great time while admiring some amazing masterpieces. In fact, some of us got inspired to create our own live art installation… […]

A Virtually Amazing Fundraiser

On December 5th the Ottawa Bears hosted their first ever virtual fundraiser for Northern Lights Refuge and netted a whopping $2,311 for the charity.

$3K for Capital Rainbow Refuge!

MOB 2020 cheque for CRR

Mr Ottawa Bear 2020 raised $3,000 for Capital Rainbow Refuge. Thanks go to everyone who attended for their generous donations.

New Chairbear Appointed

Adam has been appointed as new Chairbear of the Ottawa Bears until a general meeting can be safely held to elect a new board. Welcome Adam!

Video Chat Discord Tutorial

Our weekly (Sunday @3:30pm) video chats has now moved over to Discord. Read on for a simple guide on how to get connected and join us.

Suspending Activities

COVID-19 Notice

As much as it pains us to do this we have decided to suspend all upcoming activities until further notice in the face of mounting concern over the novel coronavirus/COVID-19. This includes Bear Hydration (bear coffee), games nights and Bear Feedings but we are still working on plans for the Bears in the Woods event […]

Thank you Pedro!

MOB 2019 Pedro

As Pedro ends his year as Mr Ottawa Bear and passes on his sash to Dori, we at the Ottawa Bears would like to take a moment to thank him for all his hard work and dedication in promoting the Ottawa Bears over the past 12 months. As you can see in Pedro’s year in […]

Congratulations Dori!

In what has already been called the hottest bear competition Ottawa has ever seen, Dori has been chosen as the new Mr Ottawa Bear for 2020.

Bag-a-Bear Silent Auction

MOB2020 Bag a Bear

Here are the three hunky bears that are going to be auctioned off for a dinner date, along with a $100 gift card to La Dolce Vita. Get your tickets to Mr Ottawa Bear 2020 for your chance to bid!

Welcome Judge Steven

Judge Steven

Please join us in welcoming Steven from Kingston to our Mr Ottawa Bear team as one of our judges for this year’s competition!

MOB Promotion in Toronto

Two Mr Ottawa Bear title holders, Pedro (current) and Adam (2017) spearheaded a club invasion to the Toronto bears to promote the upcoming Mr Ottawa Bear 2020 competition. They were accompanied by Dori and Blue, two competitors in this year’s competition as well as several other Ottawa Bears members. All indications are that this year’s […]

Bearish Holiday Cheer

The Ottawa Bears enjoyed some good food and good friendship at the yearly holiday supper at Tucker’s Marketplace. A great time was had by all at this great start to the holiday season.

Welcome Judge Frankie

Mr Ottawa Bear Judge Frank

Please welcome our third and final judge for the Mr Ottawa Bear competition: Frankie.

Welcome Competitor Benoit

Competitor Ben

I hope you will all join us in welcoming Benoit as a new competitor for the Mr Ottawa Bear competition. Benoit is a 39 year old pocket bear who hails from Québec city where, as a young cub, he managed a gay bar for bears and leathermen. He moved to Ottawa five years ago where […]

Welcome Competitor Dori

Competitor Dori

Please join us in welcoming Dori from Syria to our great lineup of competitors for this year’s Mr Ottawa Bear competition.

Welcome Competitor Blue

Competitor Blue

Please welcome Blue to our competitor lineup for Mr Ottawa Bear 2020! Blue is a 56 year old, pocket bear originally from Toronto who now makes Ottawa his home. He transitioned five years ago into being the man that he is today and was delighted to discover he was a bear and a bear lover! […]