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! […]

Welcome Judge Chris

Mr Ottawa Bear Judge Chris

Please join us in welcoming Chris from Ottawa to our Mr Ottawa Bear judging team. A former Mr Ottawa Bear himself, Chris appreciates the importance of body positivity and the acceptance that beauty comes in many shapes and sizes. His experience as Mr Ottawa Bear 2018 provided the opportunity to not just support that for […]

Welcome Judge Eric

Mr Ottawa Bear Judge Eric

Please join us in welcoming Eric from Bears in Excess Toronto to our Mr Ottawa Bear team as one of our three judges for this year’s competition! Eric is 49 years old. Originally from Montreal, he lives with Christian, his husbear of 16 years, in Toronto. When not teaching English as a Second Language, he […]

Mr Ottawa Bear 2020

The Mr Ottawa Bear 2020 weekend has been announced and it promises to be the best one yet! Featuring bear events all over the city and an action-packed competition with some amazing live entertainment from local artists, silent auctions and a cash bar with all profits going to an amazing charity: Capital Rainbow Refuge.

Bear Feeding – Holiday Supper

On Saturday, December 14th, come enjoy the spirit of the season with your fellow bears as we celebrate with some good food and friendship at our yearly Holiday Feeding. Buy tickets at Eventbrite.

Social Bears

Ottawa Bears at Bear Coffee

Ottawa Bears enjoy drinks and friendship at T’s Pub every Sunday at 3:30pm.

Pride 2019

The bears made their presence known this Ottawa Pride day by celebrating their furriness on a specially decorated float.