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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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.

NCC board OK's preliminary concept plan for LeBreton Flats

The board of directors of the National Capital Commission has approved the preliminary master concept plan for the long-awaited redevelopment of LeBreton Flats.

Liberals in GPR call for open nomination after ex-PC MPP joins party

The Liberal riding association in Glengarry–Prescott–Russell wants there to be an open nomination for the next provincial election after Amanda Simard switched party allegiances last week.

Rental vacancies up in Ottawa, but so's the rent

Rental apartments in Ottawa became slightly easier to find but significantly more expensive last year, according to an annual update from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

Teachers share their top concerns from the picket line

E-learning and class size are among the biggest worries for educators as they participate in another one-day walkout on Wednesday.

Some federal election workers still awaiting payment

Eleven weeks after the federal election on Oct. 21, some poll workers are still awaiting a paycheque, Elections Canada has confirmed.  

Instant HIV testing now available at Ottawa pharmacy

Early detection is vital to halt the spread of the virus, health professionals warn.

Motorists driving through bike lanes after flex posts removed for winter

Drivers are once again misuing a segregated bike lane to turn at the intersection of St. Laurent Boulevard and Donald Street, less than six months after flexible posts were installed to halt the same problems.

What you can do with your leftover Christmas tree

As the holidays come to a close, it's time to start cleaning up and that includes getting rid of your Christmas tree. Here are three things you can do with the leftover evergreen.

Crown seeks dangerous offender status for Ottawa man

The Crown is seeking a dangerous offender designation for an Ottawa man convicted of sexually assaulting and choking two sex-trade workers.

'Depaving' project carves green space out of Ottawa street

Volunteers were out Saturday removing the asphalt on a short stretch of Pontiac Street, in order to seamlessly connect a nearby park with NCC lands along the Ottawa River.

Former church treasurer sentenced in 'sad' fraud case

The former treasurer of an Ottawa church has been sentenced to two years in prison and three years of probation for embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the congregation.

Catholic boards to close schools in event of CUPE strike

The Ottawa Catholic School Board and the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario will close schools starting Monday if CUPE education workers strike.

Education workers begin work-to-rule in Ottawa area

Hundreds of Ottawa-area school support workers are set to stop participating in extracurricular activities Monday morning as part of a work-to-rule campaign after weekend contract talks failed to reach a deal.