Mark Quinn

CBC News

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

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Mushroom forest will mean less grocery shopping for Mobile homesteaders

A Southern Shore couple has launched an ambitious plan to grow a lot of slow food. They're using thousands of pounds of birch to grow hundreds of pounds of edible fungus — shiitake and oyster mushrooms.

Court fight over headstone prolonging pain of family's loss

A 16-month court case is taking a heavy toll on a woman grieving the death of her husband.

Plank'er down: Saving Western Bay's lighthouse walk, one board at a time

A group of Conception Bay North residents have found a creative way to save a storm-battered boardwalk to their local lighthouse.

Lawsuit claiming wrongful death of Skye Martin renews questions about controversial prison psychiatrist

A recent lawsuit filed by her mother claims negligence contributed to the death of Skye Martin at the Clarenville Correctional Centre for Women.

Your DNA, please: N.L. biotech hopes genome project will lead to new drugs

Sequence Bio is looking for 2,500 participants to hand over genetic information that the company hopes will help it find lucrative medical treatments.

Humpbacks frolic near St. Vincent's Beach in 'bumper year' for whale-watching

It's a feast for the eyes. Humpback whales are cruising the shoreline of St. Vincent Beach in pursuit of spawning capelin.

Conception Harbour man sentenced to 9 years for armed robbery, attempted carjacking

A Conception Harbour man has been sentenced to nine years and three months in prison for numerous charges following an armed robbery and carjacking.

Failure to properly test for ignitable vapours led to Mount Pearl explosion: report

A June 2018 blast at Trimac Transportation Services "could have been avoided" if procedures had been followed, finds a federal investigation.

MUN nursing school review finds cramped rooms, rodent problem

A report obtained by CBC calls for new infrastructure for MUN's cramped, rodent-troubled faculty of nursing.

People living near Rennie's River say St. John's too slow to fix flooding nightmare

St. John's residents living along Rennie's River are calling on the city to keep a promise it made five years ago to prevent future flood damage to their homes.

VP of troubled N.L. union local says newly elected officers did nothing wrong

One of the leaders of a troubled Newfoundland union local says he welcomes an investigation into allegations of financial wrongdoing.

Electrical workers union local suspended, facing allegations of financial wrongdoing

Senior union officials have temporarily shut down a local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in N.L. amid allegations that members' money was misused.

N.L. government doubles down on new Waterford location on flood plain

The provincial government says the Health Sciences Centre and the facility replacing the Waterford Hospital will be protected from flooding by berms.

Private vote for Crime Stoppers campaign was wrong, says former St. John's councillor

The vote didn't meet the criteria to be private and should have gone to a public meeting, says Jonathan Galgay.

Dwight Ball's 'broken promise': Residential school survivors await apology

Residential school survivors in Newfoundland and Labrador say Premier Dwight Ball's apology to them is long overdue, but Ball says it will happen.