Season 1 | Bears' Lair


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Season 1

Episode 1- Serving the Community
In the series opener of “Bears’ Lair,” we meet the four Bears and the first three Indigenous-owned businesses competing for an episode prize of $10,000 and a chance to win the grand prize of $100,000!
Episode 2- Sharing Our Traditions
Three women entrepreneurs who share their traditions of healing through medicine, counselling and dance pitch their ideas to the Bears in hopes of bringing home a prize!
Episode 3- For the Tastebuds
Three Indigenous entrepreneurs tempt the Bears’ taste buds with their delicious creations, including custom-designed cakes, microbrewery bespoke beers and a unique line of bitters.
Episode 4- Innovation and Technology
Three Indigenous innovators impress the Bears with their new products and technologies that tackle challenges in health and safety, baby care and food security.
Episode 5- Contemporary Culture
Three Indigenous entrepreneurs with businesses that blend contemporary and traditional elements of culture pitch their ideas to the Bears! Each aspiring business owner is in the running for an episode prize and a $100,000 grand prize.
Episode 6- The Youth Are The Future
In this episode focused on Indigenous youth, two businesses started by teenagers and one business geared towards teenagers pitch their plans to the Bears for a shot at the episode prize of $10,000 and the grand prize of $100,000.
Episode 7- Semi-Final Episode 1
In the first of two semifinal episodes, we learn a little bit more about three of the competitors before they pitch to the Bears for a coveted spot in the grand finale and a chance to win the $100,000 grand prize.
Episode 8- Semi-Final Episode 2
In the second of two semifinal episodes, the three remaining semifinalists pitch their concepts to the Bears. Then, we find out who is advancing to the grand finale to pitch to a panel of guest judges for the chance to win $100,000!
Episode 9- The Grande Finale
In the grand finale of "Bears’ Lair," our four finalists bring their A-game with new and improved pitches for the Bears and four special guest judges. Then, one lucky entrepreneur walks away with the grand prize of $100,000!