Charlie Angus has made it official by saying he intends to run for the NDP leadership.
Angus is the second federal New Democrat to enter the race to replace current leader Thomas Mulcair. Peter Julian, a BC MP tossed his hat into the ring just before Christmas.
In launching his campaign, the Timmins-James Bay MP said it`s time for the NDP to build a new progressive movement. The NDP name a new leader this fall.