Devin Heroux

CBC reporter

Devin Heroux reports for CBC News and Sports. He is now based in Toronto, after working first for the CBC in Calgary and Saskatoon.

Latest from Devin Heroux

'National interest' and 'risk mitigation' paved way for Blue Jays to train in Toronto

Canada's Public Health Agency (PHAC) says robust measures taken by Major League Baseball to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 is what led the government to issue an exemption to the mandatory isolation order for the Blue Jays to hold training camp in Toronto.

Pride in a pandemic: Athlete panel discusses weight of being LGBTQ+ in modern sports

Former NFL player Wade Davis, Canadian women's soccer national team keeper Erin McLeod and former Olympic speed skater Anastasia Bucsis took part in a special CBC Sports Pride panel. The trio tackle what it means to be LGBTQ+ in sports today, also discussing the plight of other oppressed groups.

CEBL confirms July restart with tournament in St. Catharines

CEBL commissioner Mike Morreale confirmed Thursday the league has finalized plans to play a month-long tournament in St. Catharines, Ont., starting July 15.

MLSE's Tanenbaum focused on COVID-19 research, expects NHL hub city decision this week

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment chair Larry Tanenbaum's business, philanthropy and sports worlds are colliding as he navigates the pandemic. He says his days are focused around COVID-19, how to return to sports in a safe way and how to advance the research going into a vaccine.

'Lots of work to do' as Curling Canada aims to eliminate dominant whiteness of sport

In 2011, the University of Waterloo released a study which found curling officials needed to make it easier for newcomers to find out about the sport. Canadian-Guyanese curler Rayad Husain says that goal has yet to be achieved.

Ottawa named host of pivotal men's world curling championship in 2021

The World Curling Federation named TD Place Arena as the site of next year's event, scheduled to run April 3-11.

CEBL eyes Meridian Centre in St. Catharines as host site for tournament

The Canadian Elite Basketball League is on the verge of securing a host site for a month-long tournament to decide a 2020 champion.

Vanier Cup among national U Sports championships cancelled because of COVID-19 pandemic

U Sports announced Monday it is cancelling the Vanier Cup, as well as national championships for women's field hockey, men's and women's cross-country running, men's and women's soccer and women's rugby.

'Polite' racism infects Canada says Olympian who was on front lines of Oka protests 30 years ago

Protesters standing face-to-face with armed officers from the national guard – Canadian Olympian Waneek Horn-Miller has been there, and is reminding Canadians how real racism is in this country.

Figure skater Asher Hill sees hypocrisy in recent flurry of racial equality statements

Asher Hill watched on his TV as American cities burned and on his phone as social media platforms lit up with sports teams, athletes and Canadian national sport organizations racing to condemn racism. He was outraged, devastated and had had enough.

Like Colin Kaepernick, Gwen Berry knows the athlete's voice isn't always welcomed

As American track and field athlete Gwen Berry stood on top of the podium after claiming gold in hammer throw during last summer's Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru, she could no longer be the silent, well-behaved and compliant athlete the international sports system wanted her to be.

CEBL eyes hub city-style tournament starting in July

The Canadian Elite Basketball League has presented a plan to the Ontario provincial government to play a month-long tournament to crown a champion in July, CBC Sports has learned.

From hub cities to reworked Olympic qualifying, Curling Canada looking at all scenarios for sport's return

Curling Canada is keeping an icy stare on the upcoming season, trying to come up with every way imaginable to keep the nation's teams at peak performance.

CFL eyes September return, changes Grey Cup format

The Canadian Football League is moving away from its traditional Grey Cup Festival format, while it also hopes to return in September in order to salvage a season ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic.

'She was so amazing': Olympic luger fondly remembers Snowbirds crash victim Capt. Jenn Casey

Canadian Olympic luger Tristan Walker will never forget the time he got to share the sky with Capt. Jenn Casey, the Snowbirds team member who was killed in a crash in B.C. on Sunday.