Great turnout for bear feast

The May Bear Feeding at Tucker’s Marketplace was well attended with a few new bears to welcome. Good eats and good conversation is what makes these events so much fun. You should join us sometime.

Bears Elect a New Committee

The Ottawa Bears held their annual general meeting on Sunday, April 14th and a new board was elected to help guide the group over the coming year. Returning committee members are: Brian as Secretary, Ted as Treasurer and Lars as President. Joel will be replacing Pierre as Events Coordinator and we look forward to seeing […]

Bar night pays big for NLR

On Saturday, March 30th the Ottawa Bears held a fundraising bar night at T’s Pub on Somerset which was very well attended by lots of furry, friendly and burly bears. You can never say that the bears are not generous because the 50/50 draw managed to net over $400 towards Northern Lights Refuge. These funds […]

Bears + Coffee = Furry Fun

In case you haven’t been to bear coffee in a while (or ever), you should know how enjoyable it is to spend an afternoon with some furry and friendly people. If you’re lucky you’ll get to spend time with a Mr Ottawa Bear recipient. If you’re real lucky you’ll find three at once!

Winterlude Bear Pride

The Ottawa Bears were out in full force to celebrate Winterlude and Capital Pride. From ice sculptures, skating and a chilly but heartwarming pride parade to good food with furry friends from away, the bears enjoyed a fun and frolicsome weekend of camaraderie and good times.

New Mr Ottawa Bear Crowned

Congratulations to our new Mr Ottawa Bear, Pedro, on a spectacular performance during a fun-filled evening of music, dance and performances by local talent. Pedro will now join the Ottawa Bears committee in helping promote positive body image and camaraderie in the local, national and international bear community. Expect to see him from time to […]

Bear Splash 2018

A hot day at Mont Cascades was the scene for some furry fun on the water slides. The park offered us a BBQ with all the fixins and everyone had a great time! Here are some pics…

Teddy Bear Picnic 2018

This past Saturday was the annual Teddy Bear BBQ at Vincent Massey Park and it was well attended by bears and admirers alike. Perfect weather, great food and a fun afternoon of frisbee and conversation. Thanks to everyone who attended and who helped make this a successful event. Here are some pics from the event:

Annual General Meeting – New Commitee

The annual general meeting of the Ours Ottawa Bears took place on Sunday, April 15 at Jack Purcell Community Centre at which time a new executive board was elected to replace the interim board that was appointed last October. Elected were: Chairman: Lars Secretary: Brian Treasurer: Ted Events Coordinator: Pierre Also a few bylaw changes […]