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 […]

Beards, Bears and Beers!

The first annual Beards, Bears and Beers competition and bar night was held at Swizzles on March 31 and was a smashing success! Adam (Mr Ottawa Bear 2017) accepted a cheque on behalf of the Northern Lights Refuge of the proceeds from this event. This is the second year that the Northern Lights Refuge has […]

MOB Proceeds Donated to Charity

As most of you already know this year’s Mr. Ottawa Bear was a resounding success and helped raise some much needed funds to help rescue LGBTQ+ refugees who are being persecuted, tortured and killed in countries where being gay is against the law and sometimes punishable by death. Northern Lights Refuge is the charity that […]

Mr Ottawa Bear 2018

Chris MOB 2018

Congratulations to the newly crowned Mr Ottawa Bear 2018: Chris!! Hats off to his two co-competitors, Pedro and Shawn who were brave enough to put it all out there for us. A heartfelt thank you to our three judges, David, Tim and Tony, and to Jason for a job well done as our MC as […]

Bear Splash 2017

The bears enjoyed a sunny summer day at Mont Cascades. Here are some photos.

Bear BBQ 2017

The annual Teddy Bear Picnic and BBQ took place at Vincent Massey Park and was well attended. Check out some photos.

Mr. Ottawa Bear 2017

Congratulations to Adam who is this year’s Mr. Ottawa Bear! With stunning performances by the Ottawa Gay Men’s Chorus, Boylesque and the Bytown Kings and featuring a surprise visit from our very own local bear celebrity Drake Jensen, the 2017 edition of the Mr. Ottawa Bear competition was a rousing success. To loud cheers of […]

MOB 2017 “Meet the Meat”

As a prelude to the Mr. Ottawa Bear 2017 competition, the official “Meet the Meat” event was held at Swizzles Bar and Grill where we were treated to some excellent “beareoke” singing and we got to meet our first contestant Adam. Check out some of the event pictures.

Bear Splash 2016

Here are some pictures from Bear Splash 2016 at Mont Cascades. Enjoy!

Mr Ottawa Bear 2016

Here is a photo taken during the 2016 Mr. Ottawa Bear competition. It features past club president Steve and past MOB title holders Steven and Wade. If anyone has additional photos of MOB 2016 they would like to share with the group, please get in contact with us.

Bear-B-Q 2014

In June of 2014 the Ours Ottawa Bears hosted a Bear-B-Q that was very well attended. Here are some pictures of the event.

Mr Ottawa Bear 2006

Check out some photos from Mr. Ottawa Bear 2006 where Ethan Jones was the new title holder.

Ottawa Pride 2002

During the summer of 2002 the Ottawa Bears marched in the Ottawa Pride parade alongside a very festive and hastily rented/built float. Check out some of the pictures.