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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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It’s a decade of “promoting culture, diversity, and engagement” in Wood Buffalo – the tagline for Pakistan Canada Association (PCA) of Fort McMurray. Hundreds of local Pakistanis came together for Pakistan’s 72nd Independence Day, and for the 10th anniversary celebration on August 18, 2019 at the Suncor Energy Centre for…
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There was Indigenous and Filipino food, sparkling tattoos, lawn games, and a memorable performance of “Cinderella.” Heritage Day was a fun, family event organized by Heritage Village on August 3, 2019.
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The bright-coloured outfits, the beautiful dances, and the laughter – local Indian women came together amid all this for the Sikh festival of Teeyan on August 11, 2019. The event, which organizers say saw an estimated 120 women in attendance was held at the Stonebridge Hotel.
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When the Wood Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame (WBSHOF) sought a charity to donate their casino-raised funds to – KidSport emerged as a perfect choice. Thanks to the group – on August 14, 2019 - KidSport received a $20,000 donation for their program.
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Muslims around the world celebrated the annual festival of Eid ul Adha on August 11, 2019. Local Muslims came together at Holy Trinity High School for congregational prayers. The day’s festivities were rounded out with a family fun fair hosted by Markaz ul Islam, the Islamic Centre of Fort McMurray…
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Wood Buffalo Food Bank Association’s fourth annual Empty Bowls Festival was another success raising $22,695 – a few thousand dollars shy of their $25,000 goal. Held on August 11, 2019 at the Jubilee Plaza the event was presented by John Wilson’s Hedco Group.
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It wasn’t a match made in heaven, but it might as well have been. Arts Match – an inaugural event hosted by Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) brought together local arts organizations, and art lovers on August 6, 2019 at Keyano Recital Theatre’s lobby.
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From a seven-star restaurant in Dubai to YMM Poké in Fort McMurray, Chef Alex Rodriguez is enjoying this new chapter in life as he helped open the first Poké restaurant in Fort McMurray. The eatery is located in Stoneycreek Village across from CIBC.
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Come for the crepes, stay for the coffee, and Cosmos Pizza is next door too. That’s right, located diagonally adjacent from the Peter Pond Mall, Hardin Café is one of Fort McMurray’s newest eateries opened two months ago. It shares the venue with Cosmos Pizza.
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They got to learn about engineers, military alphabets and more in an environment fused with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM). An estimated 30 youth attended the launch of Youth Black Inventors on July 27, 2019 at Meadow Creek Community Hall in Timberlea. Sponsored by the Regional Municipality of…

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