Krystalle Ramlakhan

Krystalle Ramlakhan is a multi-platform journalist with CBC Ottawa. She has also worked for CBC in P.E.I., Winnipeg and Iqaluit.

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Weekend rallies put focus on conflict between Israel, Palestinians

As violence continues to unfold in Gaza and Israel, Ottawa played host to pair of rallies this weekend, with attendees expressing fear for loved ones overseas and calling for an end to the hostilities

Ottawa woman hoping clinical trial will help others conquer COVID-19

An Ottawa woman who was severely ill with COVID-19 earlier this year has taken part in a clinical trial led by researchers at The Ottawa Hospital that could help future patients. 

Surge of COVID-19 patients pushing Ottawa hospitals to the limit

As COVID-19 patients continue to stretch Ottawa's hospitals to their limits, administrators are warning other patients may need to be transferred elsewhere for care.

OCDSB forced to close some classes due to COVID-19, staff shortages

Active cases and staff shortages due to COVID-19 have forced the closure of many classrooms in schools in Ottawa's largest school board.

Eligible Ottawans travel to Kingston area to get COVID-19 vaccine

People from the Ottawa area who are ages 60 to 64 are travelling to the Kingston, Ont., region to get vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Businesses face reality that 28-day lockdown likely won't end early

Businesses that were optimistic Ottawa might exit the province-wide 28-day lockdown for Ontario in only 14 days are now facing the reality that an early exit is highly unlikely.

Carleton athletes connect with isolated seniors during pandemic

A pandemic program connecting student-athletes at Carleton University and older adults at the Glebe Centre is helping people in the long-term care home feel less isolated. 

New Hintonburg store trains teens to be entrepreneurs

The Social Market is teaching teenagers, mostly newcomers to Canada, how to be entrepreneurs — and also providing shoppers with a venue to buy local this holiday season.

Basketball game held in memory of Manyok Akol, 18, who died in downtown shooting

A fundraiser basketball game was held Saturday to help support the family of 18-year-old Manyok Akol who was shot and killed earlier this month. 

Highway 417 flying ice victim frustrated by police response

A Peterborough, Ont., man whose windshield was smashed by flying ice in Ottawa is disappointed police didn't charge the other driver despite having their licence plate and a witness.

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