Jacques Demers

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Flyers vs. Isles Rookies Game, Quick Hits, Flyers Top 25 in 25: Renberg

(blog)1) For the second straight year, there will be a game between the Flyers Rookies and New York Islanders' rookies. This year's game will...

Former Red Wings coach Bryan Murray dies of cancer at 74

He was hired as coach and general manager in 1990 after the Red Wings missed the playoffs and GM Jimmy Devellano was reassigned as senior...

Sparks fly as senators and former Marineland trainer debate whale captivity

(subscription) (subscription)Phil Demers, who has worked as a marine mammal trainer for 12 years, told members of the Senate committee on fisheries and oceans...

Senator Jacques Demers, Former Canadiens Coach, Hospitalized

CBC.caOTTAWA — Senator and former Montreal Canadiens coach Jacques Demers is back at home after going to hospital Saturday. His Senate office would only confirm...

Former Habs coach and Senator Jacques Demers released from hospital

Senator and former Montreal Canadiens coach Jacques Demers is back at home after going to hospital Saturday. His Senate office would only confirm that Demers,...

Late Canadian sportscaster John Saunders found fame on ESPN

... hockey, including a stint on a junior-B team with his younger brother, Bernie, under the tutelage of a young coach named Jacques Demers, who...

Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars by Gregory Zuckerman, Elijah ...

When he was growing up in Montreal, Jacques Demers and his mother were physically abused by his father, an experience so damaging that he was...

Order of Canada's newest appointments include Olympians, jurists, researchers

The list includes writers like Jacques Godbout and Robert Sawyer; editorial cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon; and Graydon Nicholas, the first Aboriginal to be a provincial judge...

Walter Buchignani: Measuring the true value of our Grand Prix

Octane Racing promoter Francois Dumontier, centre, holds up this year's trophy as Senator Jacques Demers, left, and Mayor Denis Coderre, right, look on at a...

Canadian Grand Prix promoter casts hopeful eye on local racing talent

Promoter Francois Dumontier, centre, holds up this 2015 trophy as Senator Jacques Demers, left, and Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre look on at a news conference...

Two months after suffering a stroke, a long road ahead for former Habs' head coach Jacques Demers

(blog) (blog)The original reports on longtime NHL coach Jacques Demers following a stroke he suffered April 6 were cautiously optimistic. ... Demers was the...

Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien needs to change his style to suit today's NHL

Boucher, the Senators' new head coach, and his associate Crawford were both considered possible candidates to replace Michel Therrien in Montreal if Canadiens GM Marc...

Stu Cowan: Old-school coaches need to adapt to today's NHL

Boucher, the Senators' new head coach, and his associate Crawford were both considered possible candidates to replace Michel Therrien in Montreal if Canadiens GM Marc...

'Every day he is brighter': Sen. Jacques Demers is now eating

MONTREAL -- Sen. Jacques Demers is getting better every day and has begun eating after his recent stroke, his doctors said Friday. Demers, 71, still...

Senator Jacques Demers 'brighter and looking better' following stroke

Senator Jacques Demers continues to show improvement after suffering a stroke last week, say doctors in Montreal who are treating the former NHL coach. "Every...

Jacques Demers 'continues to improve' after stroke

Sen. Jacques Demers's medical condition "continues to improve" after suffering a stroke on April 6. In a press release on Wednesday, the medical team working...

Jacques Demers begins therapy after stroke: hospital

MONTREAL — Sen. Jacques Demers has begun therapy and his overall health is getting better after his stroke last week, hospital officials said Monday. “His...

Jacques Demers begins therapy and is in stable condition after stroke: hospital

Senator Jacques Demers speaks to media in the foyer of the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Dec. 3, 2015. Sen. Demers has begun...

Jacques Demers begins therapy and is in stable condition after stroke: hospital

Senator Jacques Demers speaks to media in the foyer of the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Dec. 3, 2015. Sen. Demers has begun...

senator Jacques Demers

(subscription)MONTREAL – Senator and former hockey icon Jacques Demers is in stable condition after an improvement in his health following a stroke. He has...

Jacques Demers improving after stroke, in stable condition

Sen. Jacques Demers was in stable condition Friday after an improvement in his health following his stroke, said a hospital spokeswoman. It had improved to...

Senator Jacques Demers in hospital after stroke

Senator Jacques Demers remains in hospital after suffering a stroke. Photo by the Canadian Press. Previous story. MONTREAL — Sen. Jacques Demers remains in a...

Quebec senator Jacques Demers in hospital after suffering stroke

CBC.caSenator Jacques Demers is in hospital in what one colleague described Thursday as “serious but stable” condition after suffering a stroke. Claude Carignan, Conservative leader...

Demers in hospital after suffering stroke

MONTREAL —Jacques Demers has suffered a stroke and is in a Montreal hospital in what one colleague described as "serious but stable" condition. Claude Carignan,...

Sen. Jacques Demers suffers stroke

Senator Jacques Demers speaks to media in the foyer of the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Dec. 3, 2015. Quebec senator and former...

Former NHL coach Jacques Demers suffers stroke

... was functionally illiterate. Roughly a decade after he coached in his last NHL game, he was appointed to the Canadian senate and continues to...

Senator, ex-coach Jacques Demers suffers stroke

MONTREAL -- Sen. Jacques Demers remains in a Montreal hospital in what one colleague described as "serious but stable" condition after suffering a stroke. Claude...

Jacques Demers, Quebec senator and ex-NHL coach, hospitalized after stroke

Sen. Jacques Demers is in a Montreal hospital in what one colleague described as "serious but stable" condition after suffering a stroke. Claude Carignan, the...

Bill Young: Hockey season not quite over – the Russians are coming to Hudson

Guests include the '93 Canadiens Stanley Cup-winning coach, Senator Jacques Demers; local entrepreneur and former Team Canada defenceman, Michel Poirier; and Habs Hall-of-Famer Guy Lapointe,...

Down Goes Brown: Assigning Jack Adams logic to Hart Trophy

For the record, there's been only one back-to-back winner of the Jack Adams (Jacques Demers in 1987 and 1988). Our winner: ... It's tempting to...

Red Army coming to Hudson

After the film, the audience will have the privilege of speaking to two men who lived through those times and have a real sense of...

Jack Todd: Dynamic Guy Boucher tops list as next Habs coach

Jacques Demers, who coached 220 games, was fired with a winning percentage of .548, a .704 winning percentage in the playoffs and a Stanley Cup...

Senate spending scandal

(subscription) (subscription)Former Conservative Senator Jacques Demers has decided to become a free agent, saying the Conservative Party's decision to bench him and other senators...

Senate spending scandal

(subscription) (subscription)Former Conservative Senator Jacques Demers has decided to become a free agent, saying the Conservative Party's decision to bench him and other senators...

6 independent senators form 'non-partisan' group

"Partisanship that has been blindly one-sided and lacked impartiality, has seriously eroded the credibility and reputation of the Senate," said senators Diane Bellemare, Jacques Demers,...

Mauril Bélanger: Meet the honorary Speaker of the House of ...

Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger has sat in the House of Commons for 21 years, but when he arrives Wednesday, where he sits will make history.and...

Senator Pierrette Ringuette, Chrétien appointee, to sit as Independent

Two former Conservative senators, both appointed by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, recently left their caucus to sit as Independents. Former Montreal Canadiens coach and...

Jacques Demers wants to see a 2017 outdoor game on Parliament Hill

But if the club is looking for any backing all they have to do is pick up the phone and call independent Senator Jacques Demers...

Injuries hampering Bruins as they enter Winter Classic

And in the return match against the Senators, Brad Marchand earned a three-game suspension for a low hit on Ottawa's Mark Borowiecki. At practice yesterday,...

Roundup: Some answers on the Senate question | Routine ...

... Senator George Furey as the new Senate Speaker, which was a positive step, then they handed down their plan for their new appointment process,...

Morning Brief: Friday, December 4, 2015 - iPolitics

New Senate reform announced; Conservative unimpressed by Liberal plan — B.C. rejects Trudeau's Senate plans — Jacques Demers quits Conservatives, becomes free agent — Want...

George Furey named as Senate Speaker, replacing Conservative Leo Housakos

While all this was unfolding, Quebec Senator Jacques Demers announced in a press release he was leaving the Conservative caucus and would sit as an...

Jacques Demers quits Conservatives, becomes free agent - iPolitics

Former Conservative Senator Jacques Demers has decided to become a free agent, saying the Conservative Party's decision to bench him and other senators during the...

Sen. Jacques Demers Quits Tory Caucus To Sit As Independent

Another Conservative senator has quit the party to sit as an independent in the upper chamber. Quebec Sen. Jacques Demers, a former NHL coach appointed...

Ex-Canadiens coach Jacques Demers quits Senate's Tory caucus

. The 71-year-old will now sit has an independent, after saying earlier he was reflecting on his future as a result of the Mike Duffy...

Ex-Canadiens coach Jacques Demers quits Senate's Tory caucus

OTTAWA — Senator Jacques Demers is quitting the Conservative caucus to sit as an Independent. The former National Hockey League coach made the announcement in...

George Furey named as Senate Speaker, replacing Conservative Leo Housakos

While all this was unfolding, Quebec Senator Jacques Demers announced in a press release he was leaving the Conservative caucus and would sit as an...

Sen. Jacques Demers quits Conservative caucus

Jacques Demers, the last Canadiens coach to win a Stanley Cup, has announced he's quitting the Tory caucus, and will continue to sit in the...

Jacques Demers to sit in the Senate as an Independent after quitting Tory caucus

OTTAWA - Sen. Jacques Demers is quitting the Conservative caucus to sit as an Independent. The former National Hockey League coach made the announcement in...

Jacques Demers to sit in the Senate as an Independent after quitting Tory caucus

OTTAWA - Sen. Jacques Demers is quitting the Conservative caucus to sit as an Independent. The former National Hockey League coach made the announcement in...