Charles Demers (born 1980) is a Canadian writer, comedian and political activist. He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is also currently a lecturer at the University of British Columbia, where he teaches a Creative Writing course about writing comedy.
Demers has published three books: a novel and two collections of essays. His first essay collection, Vancouver Special, was nominated for a Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize. He also frequently performs comedy at both live venues across Canada and on the CBC Radio One, where he often appears on the show The Debaters. Demers was one of the hosts of the CityNews show The List. He is formerly the membership secretary for the Coalition of Progressive Electors.
- The Prescription Errors (2009)
- Vancouver Special (2009)
- The Horrors: An A to Z of Funny Thoughts on Awful Things (2015)