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.

All posts by KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

Dec
10
2020
Volume
9-1
Published in Arts & Culture
Shannon Noble: An FMPSD Icon Retires
Dec
10
2020
Volume
9-1
Published in Arts & Culture
When I heard about “The Art of Conversation,” this June - Arts Council Wood Buffalo’s (ACWB) project, pairing local artists with seniors during COVID-19 isolation, I knew I had to do something different. I wanted to highlight a South Asian elder who had broken the “docile, can’t-speak-English, smiles and nods,”…
Jun
04
2020
Volume
8-2
Published in Education
Fort McMurray Public School Schools invites new and returning students to our Division for 2020-2021. Registration is open in all 16 schools: fmpsdschools.ca/Registration.php.
Apr
07
2020
YMM
News
Published in YMM News
Tom and Breanna Albrecht are a well-known local couple. While their claim to fame is being the A-Team, Remax realtors – their community support has always been noticeable. Recently, the Albrechts wrapped up the first portion of “The Game Plan,” a video series to help keep the community motivated and…
Apr
01
2020
YMM
News
Published in YMM News
#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
YMM
News
Published in YMM News
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
YMM
News
Published in YMM News
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
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
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
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
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
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
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…

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