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DJ Demers

D.J. Demers is an award-winning stand-up comedian.


He has performed stand-up on Conan and was the winner of the 2014 Homegrown Comics Competition at the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. After winning the competition, D.J. was invited to perform at a TV taping, the first time that has happened in festival history.


D.J. was also a featured performer at Toronto’s JFL42 comedy festival in 2014, the winner of the 2013 Toronto Comedy Brawl, was a finalist in NBC’s Stand-up for Diversity, and won ‘Best Breakout Artist’ at the 2015 Canadian Comedy Awards.


He also wears Phonak hearing aids.


The ComPilot Chronicles: John Mayer, God and Me

In the twenty-seven(!) years I’ve been wearing hearing aids, my life has continually improved as the technology grows by leaps and bounds.

I’ve watched and benefitted as hearing aids progressed from analog to digital, FM systems became wireless, and closed captioning achieved ubiquity in a wide variety of media.

These are were all huge advancements, but the most significant change has been the addition of Bluetooth technology. Bluetooth in my hearing aids changed my life. For real. No hyperbole.

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Hear the laughter: How I’ve embraced being ‘the hearing aid guy’

Hi, I’m D.J. Demers I’m a comedian from Toronto, Canada, and I’ve worn behind-the-ear hearing aids in both ears since I was four years old. 

I’ve been performing stand-up comedy since 2009, and I really, really enjoy it.  I’ve wanted to be a comedian since I was just a wee lad, and I feel very fortunate that I’ve been able to make it a reality. Comedy has brought me to many fun and interesting places, and I love all the novel experiences and wonderful people I meet. 

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