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The Hon. Jacques Demers

Current Senator - Rigaud, Quebec

Place of Birth:  Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  radio & tv commentator, coach

Contact Information

Language Preference:  French, English

Parliamentary Address

Senate of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A4
  Toll Free: 1-800-267-7362
  Phone: 613-992-0151
  Fax: 613-992-0128
  Email: line.tessier@sen.parl.gc.ca

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,370 days (9 years, 2 months, 22 days)

Senate

Senatorial Division Political Affiliation at Nomination Term Appointed on the advice of
Rigaud Conservative Party of Canada 2009-08-27 -   Stephen Harper

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Conservative Party of Canada 2009-08-27 - 2015-12-02
Independent 2015-12-03 - 2016-06-12
Non-affiliated 2016-06-13 - 2016-12-01
Non-affiliated (Independent Senators Group) 2016-12-02 - 2017-05-31
Independent Senators Group 2017-06-01 -  
Committees - Senate

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Human Rights Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-09-29 - 2009-12-30)
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-04 - 2011-03-26)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-04-12 - 2011-03-02)
Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2011-03-23 - 2011-03-26)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-04 - 2011-03-26)
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-02-15 - 2012-11-07)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-02-29 - 2012-03-01)
Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2013-02-26 - 2013-02-27)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-03-26 - 2012-03-28)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-10-25 - 2012-10-26)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-02-01 - 2012-02-02)
Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-11-22 - 2012-11-26)
Standing Committee on National Finance Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-10-03 - 2012-10-04)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-11-21 - 2012-11-22)
Standing Committee on National Security and Defence Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2013-03-25 - 2013-03-26)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2013-06-17 - 2013-09-13)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2014-02-10 - 2014-02-21)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2014-02-24 - 2014-02-26)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2015-06-19 - 2015-08-02)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2014-06-18 - 2014-06-19)
Standing Committee on National Finance Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-11-19 - 2013-11-19)
Standing Committee on Transport and Communications Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2015-06-16 - 2015-08-02)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2014-06-17 - 2014-06-18)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Montréal au fil du temps / photographie, John McQuarrie; traduction et adaptation, Pierre-Léon Lafrance. Ottawa: Magic Light Publishing; 202, [4] p. c2002

Montréal over time / photography, John McQuarrie; translation and adaptation, Pierre-Léon Lafrance. Ottawa: Magic Light Publishing; 202, [4] p. c2002

Contact Information

Language Preference:  French, English

Parliamentary Address

Senate of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A4
  Toll Free: 1-800-267-7362
  Phone: 613-992-0151
  Fax: 613-992-0128
  Email: line.tessier@sen.parl.gc.ca

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,370 days (9 years, 2 months, 22 days)

Senate

Senatorial Division Political Affiliation at Nomination Term Appointed on the advice of
Rigaud Conservative Party of Canada 2009-08-27 -   Stephen Harper

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Conservative Party of Canada 2009-08-27 - 2015-12-02
Independent 2015-12-03 - 2016-06-12
Non-affiliated 2016-06-13 - 2016-12-01
Non-affiliated (Independent Senators Group) 2016-12-02 - 2017-05-31
Independent Senators Group 2017-06-01 -  
Committees - Senate

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Human Rights Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-09-29 - 2009-12-30)
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-04 - 2011-03-26)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-04-12 - 2011-03-02)
Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2011-03-23 - 2011-03-26)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-04 - 2011-03-26)
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-02-15 - 2012-11-07)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-02-29 - 2012-03-01)
Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2013-02-26 - 2013-02-27)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-03-26 - 2012-03-28)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-10-25 - 2012-10-26)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-02-01 - 2012-02-02)
Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-11-22 - 2012-11-26)
Standing Committee on National Finance Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-10-03 - 2012-10-04)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2012-11-21 - 2012-11-22)
Standing Committee on National Security and Defence Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2013-03-25 - 2013-03-26)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2013-06-17 - 2013-09-13)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2014-02-10 - 2014-02-21)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2014-02-24 - 2014-02-26)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2015-06-19 - 2015-08-02)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2014-06-18 - 2014-06-19)
Standing Committee on National Finance Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-11-19 - 2013-11-19)
Standing Committee on Transport and Communications Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2015-06-16 - 2015-08-02)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2014-06-17 - 2014-06-18)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Montréal au fil du temps / photographie, John McQuarrie; traduction et adaptation, Pierre-Léon Lafrance. Ottawa: Magic Light Publishing; 202, [4] p. c2002

Montréal over time / photography, John McQuarrie; translation and adaptation, Pierre-Léon Lafrance. Ottawa: Magic Light Publishing; 202, [4] p. c2002