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NDP looks to have found first candidate to replace Tom Mulcair

The federal N-D-P leadership race is about to get its first candidate.

Multiple sources say veteran Ontario legislature member Cheri DiNovo will announce tomorrow that she's making a leaderhsip bid.

DiNovo is a champion of social justice issues, campaigning successfully to amend the Ontario Human Rights Code to include gender identity and expression, as well as introducing a bill to give same sex couples the same parental rights as male-female couples.

Sources have not confirmed whether DiNovo will resign her seat in the legislature. Read more...

Fury upsets Whitecaps in first leg

OTTAWA — Head coach Paul Dalglish couldn't have asked for more from his Ottawa Fury. Read more...

Dairy farmers to protest trade deals on Parliament Hill

Dairy farmers are bringing cows and tractors to Parliament Hill Thursday afternoon, to protest two big trade agreements: The EU free trade agreement, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Read more...

Advocates say: Mental Suffering a valid reason for assisted suicide

OTTAWA - A key group calling for the legalization of assisted dying in Canada says mental suffering is a valid reason for government-sanctioned euthanasia. Read more...

Bret “Hitman” Hart warns of brain damage in MMA

OTTAWA – Canadian masters of the wrestling world and the boxing ring are sounding the alarm about head-shots in the MMA octagon. Read more...

Refugees deadline pushed to February; emphasis on families, vulnerable women, LGBT

The Trudeau government has revealed that it will not meet its deadline to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by New Year’s Day, but instead expects 10,000 to land by Dec. 31, with the rest here by the end of February. Read more...

Cyberattack on Government of Canada websites

Federal government websites are under cyberattack, according to Treasury Board president Tony Clement. Read more...

Canadian War Museum opens new First World War exhibit in permanent gallery

The Canadian War Museum opened a new exhibit in its permanent gallery on Feb. 19. Read more...

Heritage Day 2015 in Ottawa

City Hall was awash in history for Heritage Day 2015, with dozens of people dressed in period costumes. Read more...

Ottawa Nordstrom opens March 6

Ottawa will welcome Canada's second Nordstrom store next month. Read more...