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Vancouver’s Very Own Josh Rimer Has Been Named Mr. Gay Canada 2019

Josh Rimer

Photo: Josh Rimer / Facebook

One local Vancouverite will be representing Canada on the global stage this spring.

Vancouver’s very own Josh Rimer has been named Mr. Gay Canada 2019 and will be the country’s representative at the Mr. Gay World competition in April.


Rimer, who has lived in Vancouver for the past 11 years, has volunteered with a number of local charities, including the Dr Peter AIDS Foundation, A Loving Spoonful, AIDS Vancouver, the LOUD Foundation and Foundation of Hope.

He also hosts and produces interstitial programming for OUTtv, Canada’s national LGBT TV station, where his content will now focus on his journey as Mr. Gay Canada.


Josh Rimer spoke to 604 Now about what this moment means to him.

“As a long-time volunteer and activist for a number of LGBT-related organizations, I’m looking forward to putting more of a spotlight on them and the great work that they’re doing” said Rimer.

It’s safe to say he’s ecstatic for the upcoming Mr. Gay World competition.

“I can’t wait to proudly represent Canada at the Mr. Gay World competition later this year in South Africa and bring my viewers along with me on my journey!”


About Mr. Gay Canada

Each year a new delegate is chosen to be Mr. Gay Canada and he represents the nation at the annual Mr. Gay World competition.

A candidate is selected from the gay community who is inspiring, charismatic, articulate and confident.

He then travels to South Africa to compete for the title of Mr. Gay World along with delegates from many other countries around the world.


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