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

Ex-sport minister says verbal abuse about her weight as a young gymnast led to lifelong struggles

Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan, the former federal sport minister, says verbal abuse about her weight that she experienced as a young gymnast had consequences that lasted many years.

Canada Soccer announces 4-year partnership with sport LGBT project ahead of men's World Cup in Qatar

As the men's World Cup in Qatar puts a spotlight on the country's record of human rights violations, Canada Soccer has partnered with a group that aims to tackle homophobia in sports.

In wake of report, Canada Soccer committed to strengthening safe-sport culture, new secretary general says

Canada Soccer’s secretary general Earl Cochrane didn’t mince his words while reacting to a 125-page report completed by McLaren Global Sport Solutions, highlighting systemic issues relating to the culture and governance within the national sport organization 14 years ago.

'We're in crisis': Safe sport advocate Allison Forsyth says feds must be preventative in tackling sexual abuse

Less than a week after Canada's sport minister Pascale St-Onge announced a number of new measures to combat what she calls a crisis in the country, sexual abuse survivor-turned-safe sport advocate Allison Forsyth is questioning just how effective the measures will be.

Officials aim to 'change the face of curling' by welcoming greater diversity, inclusion

Richard Norman delivered a keynote address years in the making on Thursday morning. Norman played a crucial role in helping organize a symposium being held this week by Curling Canada titled "Changing the Face of Curling."

Olympic champion sprinter Bruny Surin chosen as Canada's chef de mission for Paris 2024

Bruny Surin is an Olympic champion, world champion, an Order of Canada member and now he can add another title to his long list of accomplishments: Team Canada's chef de mission for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

Canadian swimmer Taylor Ruck enjoying success on the road to recovery from eating disorder

Taylor Ruck says she's excited and energized again and can't wait to get down to business in the lead-up to the world championships this summer in Budapest.

Canadian swim team adjusting to life without longtime head coach Ben Titley

Canada's swimming team is aiming to maintain the momentum that former head coach Ben Titley helped create with world championships and the Commonwealth Games looming.

Penny Oleksiak wearing her success with ease following historic Olympic performance in Tokyo

At 21, Penny Oleksiak is benefiting from the maturity and experience of a swimmer that's been through a lot, has won a lot and wants to win many more races in the years to come. 

Canadian teen Josh Liendo aims to break both records and barriers in swimming

Canadian swimmer Josh Liendo is a man on a mission and he's not afraid to talk about it. The 19-year-old has been taking down Canadian records in his pursuit of being one of the best swimmers in the world.