KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

A little about KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

Kiran Malik-Khan is the Communications Manager for the Fort McMurray Public School District, and national award-winning communications professional. She is a freelance journalist, a communications professional, and a poet. She loves sharing stories about unique people, events, and organizations. Kiran is the co-founder and volunteer public relations director for NorthWord magazine, Fort McMurray's first and only literary magazine. She is also the President/Co-founder of World Hijab Day Fort McMurray. A proud Pakistani-Canadian who grew up in New Jersey, she is a fierce advocate of Fort McMurray, multiculturalism, women's rights, and equality for all. Got a story nobody is telling? Send her ideas: DM and follow on Twitter @KiranMK0822.

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Apr
01
2020
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#ABLearningatHome is a provincial campaign, which started trending in Canada in fewer than 24 hours on March 30, 2020, thanks to #FMPSDLearningatHome featuring the FMPSD family on Twitter. And, we are inviting all of our amazing parents/guardians to highlight students working at home - including themselves. Teachers, please share your…
Mar
30
2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic is making everyone feel like we are living in tumultuous times. And, while nobody knows what the future holds, or when this situation will resolve itself – looking to Keyano Theatre’s drama season just helps a bit. Announced in February, the new season will feature a variety…
Mar
30
2020
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Crisis - someone once said – doesn’t build, but reveals character. And, as the world struggles with a new reality among COVID-19, mental health among many things has become supremely important. Canadian Mental Health Association of Wood Buffalo (CMHA) is providing much-needed supports from afar including recently launching Recovery College…
Mar
25
2020
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As calendars were wiped clean of events, and people couldn’t say a sentence without COVID-19, or Coronavirus in it – learning about Arts Council Wood Buffalo’s (ACWB) event continuing online was a needed piece of good news. From Script to Stage – held on March 22, 2019 – is a…
Mar
19
2020
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There are many adjectives being used to describe COVID-19 – my favourite ones are unprecedented and fluid. This is by far one of the toughest pieces I have had to write – because the situation is so rapidly evolving, by the time I file this, and it is posted, so…
Mar
11
2020
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The timing was perfect, and the line-up even better. Girls Inc., of Northern Alberta inducted five local community leaders to their prestigious Women of Inspiration series on March 7, 2020 - just in time for International Women’s Day. The gala event, which was presented by Bouchier was held at the…
Mar
03
2020
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Hira Noor is a familiar face for you if you have attended any of the open house events hosted by Markaz ul Islam, the Islamic Centre of Fort McMurray. She’s one of the Calligraphy artists, who writes your name beautifully in Arabic. A local visual artist – Hira’s unique style…
Feb
28
2020
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It’s a dream come true for literature lovers. Wood Buffalo will host huge names like Lee Maracle, Canada’s most prolific Indigenous writer, and David Morrell, creator of the world-famous action hero, Rambo - at the Western Perceptions Festival for Writers and Readers. The event will take place from March 24…
Feb
18
2020
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Black History Month and cultural aspects of African countries and the Caribbean were highlighted on February 15, 2020 – thanks to the Rehoboth Alliance’s Black History Month Cultural Extravaganza. The celebration was hosted at the Unifor Building in downtown.
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05
2020
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Local residents were given the opportunity to learn more about Keyano College’s upcoming Arts Centre project during an open house on January 30. The first of many engagement sessions for the future facility, the event gave attendees a chance to ask questions, and learn about Keyano’s perspective on the project’s…

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