Morning Headlines: April 9, 2019

Josh Kilner / April 9, 2019

Jane Philpott, along with former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould were both expelled from the Liberal Caucus earlier this month.

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Jane Philpott claims Trudeau broke law when firing cabinet ministers

Jane Philpott is asking the Speaker of the House of Commons to look into if Justin Trudeau broke the law when he expelled her and Jody Wilson-Raybould from the Liberal caucus.

Philpott said the Parliament of Canada Act states that members cannot be kicked out of their party groups without having a vote, and that the Prime Minister ejected them on his own.

Many members of Philpott’s Liberal riding have stepped down in support of the former cabinet minister.

18-year-old from Surrey stabbed on Commodore Ballroom dancefloor

Vancouver Police said a young Surrey man was stabbed at the Commodore Ballroom, after an altercation late Monday evening.

The man was rushed to hospital to be treated for what were described as non-life threatening injuries.

Police said that the suspects fled from the scene and that no arrests have been made.

The incident led to a large police response on the Granville Strip, but no arrests were made.

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Police say that information gained from the mail would then be used to commit identity theft.


Man arrested in connection with Burnaby mail thefts

According to Burnaby RCMP, a man has been arrested following a number of mail thefts from Burnaby apartment buildings between December of last year and January.

31-year-old Mark Sarsfield is facing 12 charges, allegedly breaking into hundreds of mailboxes in several apartment buildings.

Police are still searching for additional suspects, believing that five more people were involved.