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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Jul
21
2021
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Sumaira Wajid was up early getting ready for a breakfast party about to happen at 11 a.m. She did not mind the early hours, and the fact that over 20 people would be in the house for Eid ul Adha – celebrated around the world on July 20, 2021. Her…
Jul
09
2021
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It was a sea of orange and an ocean of support. Wood Buffalo showed up for the Memorial Walk in Solidarity held on July 7, 2021 in memory of Residential School survivors and the children who never made it home. The five First Nation Chiefs representing the Athabasca Tribal Council…
Jun
15
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COVID numbers are finally hitting a LOW mark - from over 1,600 this spring to 153 (as of June 12, 2021) and Balsom Communication’s Wood Buff a LOW social media campaign had some part in it. A visual reminder with bright graphics created by Joanne Meredith, who oversees marketing, design,…
May
25
2021
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“It lit me up to see my name, "Jesse Thistle," alongside "University of Ottawa." I'd done something significant. I'd actually achieved something in my life. I didn't have a driver's license, ID, a proper high school education, a health card, nothing—but there was this completion certificate that had "university" with…
May
17
2021
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The yummy food was prepared, the gorgeous dresses worn, and the house was abuzz with excitement – but limited to just those at the residence. However, the Syed family made the most of it like many around the world celebrating another quiet Eid amid a pandemic – for the second…
May
05
2021
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It’s a few minutes of your time, but it’s a huge benefit for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB). Residents are reminded to complete their 2021 RMWB census, which closes on June 30, 2021. According to a statement, as of April 30, 2021, the Municipality has counted 17,544 residents…
Apr
07
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Muslims are getting ready for the best time of the year – the holy month of Ramadan. Projected to begin next week on April 13, 2021 pending lunar sighting – Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is marked with fasting – abstaining from eating and drinking…
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05
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Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is making a mark on this year’s International Women’s Day by celebrating its 2020-2021 recipients of their Women of Inspiration series.
Dec
10
2020
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Shannon Noble: An FMPSD Icon Retires
Dec
10
2020
Volume
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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,”…

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