News Motherisk hair test evidence tossed out of Colorado court 2 decades before questions raised in Canada 2017-10-21T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 A capital murder trial in Colorado in 1993 raised serious issues with the reliability of Motherisk hair tests more than two decades before any issues were raised about the tests in Canada, a joint investigation by The Fifth Estate, CBC Radio’s The Current and the Toronto Star has found. Relaxing universality of service rule risks creating a system of two-tiered military service 2017-10-21T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 If the Forces are going to make exceptions to the rule to allow wounded soldiers to continue to serve in desk jobs, then it will have to be carefully monitored in order to prevent the type of gaming which occurred prior to 2006. Japan wrestles with future of its pacifist constitution ahead of election Sunday 2017-10-21T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 People on Japan's political left have begun to worry about the right stirring up fears of war, the better to re-militarize and make changes to the country's pacifist constitution. Nature's Mix removes cancer claim from granola label after Marketplace investigation into 'superfoods' 2017-10-21T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 Nature's Mix, a company that makes granola with quinoa that it markets as a "superfood" and that included a nutrition label that claimed quinoa "prevents cancer" has removed the claim after a Marketplace investigation. So, who in Canada actually applied to be Amazon's next HQ2? 2017-10-21T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 Amazon's announcement earlier this year that it is on the hunt for a second headquarters set off a flurry of interest from cities across the continent, eager to be the online giant's next home away from home. With the deadline to apply now passed, what Canadian cities followed through and threw t... Gord Downie's brothers open up about his childhood and legacy 2017-10-20T22:44:47.000000000-04:00 In an intimate interview with q host Tom Powers, Mike and Patrick Downie share memories of their childhood with the Tragically Hip singer and their hope to carry on his work toward Indigenous reconciliation. MMIWG inquiry leaves Manitoba families wanting more 2017-10-20T19:29:09.000000000-04:00 After five days of hearings, the stories of at least 50 missing or murdered Indigenous women and girls were heard by the national inquiry in Winnipeg. Black people awaiting trial in Ontario jails spend longer in custody than white people 2017-10-20T17:55:16.000000000-04:00 Black people in Canada's most populous province spent longer behind bars awaiting trial than white people charged with many of the same categories of crimes in each of the past five years, according to data obtained by Reuters. 'The old guard in revolt': Why ex-presidents are violating code of silence to fight 'Trumpism' 2017-10-20T17:54:05.000000000-04:00 It's a golden rule that ex-presidents don't criticize a successor. But George W. Bush and Barack Obama both took poorly veiled shots at Donald Trump this week, and some experts think the ex-president pile-on may have only just begun. Dalhousie student faces disciplinary action over Canada 150 post 2017-10-20T17:37:38.000000000-04:00 A Dalhousie University student is facing disciplinary action over a post she made to Facebook in the summer about Canada 150 celebrations.