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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Heatherington residents rally for an end to gun violence

The south Ottawa community gathered Sunday to address and discuss violence in the neighbourhood, only a few weeks after the shooting death of Mouhamed Serhan.

Petrie Island flooding forces Carivibe to relocate beach party

Some Carivibe activities have had to change venues because of the major flooding that hit the Ottawa-Gatineau region this year. 

Black student carded, cuffed at University of Ottawa, prompting review

The University of Ottawa's human rights office is looking into an incident Wednesday in which a black student who had been skateboarding said he was carded, then handcuffed for hours on a campus street.

Downtown councillor calls for handgun ban

Rideau-Vanier Coun. Mathieu Fleury is calling for an outright ban on handguns in Ottawa after yet another shooting in the ByWard Market. 

City blitz to ease downtown gridlock starts today

As of this morning, the City of Ottawa will be cracking down on traffic violations in the core in an effort to relieve 'stressful' rush-hour gridlock. 

Festival organizer's sudden death leaves South Asian community in shock

Ottawa's South Asian community is in mourning after Hunsdeep Rangar — the organizer of the city's annual South Asian Fest — died unexpectedly Friday.

Orléans tornado only adding to repair backup, tradespeople warn

A perfect storm of tornadoes, floods, a shortage of skilled workers and a late start to the season means anyone looking for home repairs in Ottawa will be waiting a while, local tradespeople warn.

Sewage flows into river after pipe breaks in Kingston

Some people in Kingston, Ont., were asked to conserve water after a pipe broke Thursday at the River Street Pumping Station, flooding it with sewage. 

Kingston, Brockville area could see a repeat of 2017 flooding

Communities along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River are being warned to brace for flooding as bad as 2017 by the end of May or early June.

Businesses, workers hope for return to normal after U.S tariffs lifted

Workers and businesses in the Ottawa area negatively affected by the introduction of steel and aluminum tariffs last year are pleased they've been eliminated — but wonder how long it'll take to see any changes.

Man sentenced to 3 years in crash that killed mother, daughter

Sumit Darji was sentenced Friday to three years in prison for his role in a September 2017 crash in rural south Ottawa that killed a mother and daughter

Bridge closure forces Ottawa Race Weekend route changes

The ongoing closure of the Chaudière Bridge has forced Ottawa Race Weekend organizers to alter the routes of this year's marathon and half-marathon.

'The 500-year flood': Dozens forced from homes in Whitewater Region

Dozens of people in the Township of Whitewater Region have been forced from their homes as water levels on the Ottawa River peaked this weekend. 

Sport leaders meet in Ottawa, looking to prevent abuse of athletes

Sport leaders are meeting in Ottawa Wednesday about creating a code of conduct and sanctions to help keep Canadian athletes safe from sexual abuse and other mistreatment. 

Power outages, flooding combine for miserable Monday commute

Widespread power outages and flooding combined for a trying Monday morning for thousands of Ottawa residents.