Natalie Kalata

Senior Reporter, CBC News

Natalie is an award-winning senior reporter for CBC News Network and CBC The National specializing in breaking news. Whether it's a terror attack or a royal tour, she brings the stories to you. Natalie lives in Toronto with her husband and family.

Latest from Natalie Kalata

City of Toronto to stop issuing new ride-hailing driver's licences until training in place

Toronto city council will ask its staff to pause immediately the issuing of new ride-hailing drivers' licences until a mandatory driver training program is in place.
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Meet the Brampton woman who stitched her way to a $100K international fashion prize

Sasha Ruddock, 31, beat out 30 designers from around the world in a fashion design competition. Celebrity judge Khloe Kardashian said of Ruddock on the streamed show: "I don't think she's going to let anyone else win this competition but her."

Parents, students, teachers call for end to 'hybrid' classes in Toronto public schools

Parents, students and teachers rallied outside Toronto District School Board headquarters on Tuesday to demand an end to "hybrid" classes in Toronto public schools.

Be prepared for voting to take longer than usual on Monday, Canadians warned

Voting will likely take longer than expected on Monday in the Sept. 20 federal election, an expert is warning Canadians less than a week before they go to the polls.

Palestinian family reunited in Canada after father pleads with federal government

Canada issued temporary residency permits for the Alhamadni family after recent fighting in Gaza just a kilometre from their home. Abdallah Alhamadni first shared his plea for help with CBC News in June, out of concern for the safety of his wife and children.
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Cardiac arrest rates climbing during COVID-19 pandemic, Peel paramedics say

Preliminary figures from Peel Region Paramedic Services suggest the number of cardiac arrests jumped 19 per cent during the first three months of the pandemic. A medical researcher says fear of catching COVID-19 is keeping patients from seeking help until it's too late.

Toronto doctor vows to keep speaking out for paid sick days after racist backlash online

Dr. Amanpreet Brar has been an outspoken advocate of paid sick leave for essential workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. After recalling her own experience working in a factory as a newcomer to Canada on CBC News Network, she received a flurry of racist messages online.

Couples separated for more than a year by stalled immigration paperwork

Spouses waiting for their loved ones' immigration paperwork to be processed for over a year are speaking out after they say applications sent to a Mississauga, Ont., processing office have stalled completely.
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Syrian refugees reflect on a decade of war and their new lives in the Toronto area

This month marks 10 years since the civil conflict in Syria began. Millions of people have fled the country with thousands settling in Toronto. On the anniversary of the conflict, CBC News spoke to refugees about about their journey and how they made a new life in the GTA.

Order early for Valentine's Day, florists warn as demand blooms, supply wilts amid pandemic

Valentine's Day is already one of the busiest days of the year for florists, but the pandemic is posing some special challenges in 2021, prompting several flower shops across southern Ontario to encourage customers to order arrangements early.

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