Mark Quinn

CBC News

Mark Quinn is a videojournalist with CBC's bureau in St. John's.

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St. John's eye doctor claims malicious defamation by N.L. health minister

A St. John's doctor is suing Health Minister John Haggie and the province, claiming he was maliciously defamed when Haggie raised concerns about cataract surgery almost three years ago.

We owe it to the Newfoundland ponies to protect them, say advocates

People who love Newfoundland ponies are raising money to establish a heritage park for them in the Trinity Bay area.

N.L. privacy commissioner says Justice Department preventing him from doing his job

In his submission to a provincial review of access-to-information legislation, Michael Harvey says he should be allowed to review solicitor-client privilege documents.

N.L. woman wonders whether surgery delay contributed to husband's death

Jean Colbourne will always wonder if her husband would have lived if COVID-19 restrictions hadn't delayed his heart surgery. It's a question no one can answer.

Long wait pushes St. John's heart patient to look to Ontario for surgery

A man who's been waiting for a coronary bypass a for more than a year says the wait is stressful, and he's not the only person on the list.

Former training school students waiting too long for compensation, say class-action lawyers

Lawyers for more than 70 people who claim they were abused at Newfoundland Training Schools in the 1970s and 1980s are asking a judge to rule in their clients' favour without a trial, saying they shouldn't have to wait any longer for justice.

Food Rescue on a mission to keep good food out of N.L. landfills

A group that has helped steer millions of pounds of food away from landfills and onto plates is now targeting Newfoundland and Labrador.

New exhibit at The Rooms gives voice to N.L. residential school survivors

For decades they were told to keep quiet about it but now a new exhibition at The Rooms focuses exclusively on what residential school survivors experienced at the five schools that operated in the province.

Solitary confinement damages inmates and fails society, class-action lawsuit says

Two former inmates have started a lawsuit that claims solitary confinement is a cruel practice that should not be used in Newfoundland and Labrador's correctional system.

3 people hospitalized by salmonella outbreak at St. John's retirement home

More than a dozen residents at a retirement home in St. John's have been infected with salmonella, with three of them hospitalized for serious gastrointestinal symptoms.

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