KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

A little about KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

Kiran is a national award-winning communications specialist, freelance journalist, and social media consultant. She loves telling community stories, and is a strong advocate for inclusion, diversity, women’s rights, and multiculturalism. Got story ideas? Contact her via Twitter: @KiranMK0822.

All posts by KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
Published in Education
There’s paint on Krista Tosello’s shirt, and hands. And, an ever-present smile on her face as she helps paint Beacon Hill Public School along with 30 members of the Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC). She was on the volunteer team comprised of CTC store staff from Canadian Tire, Sport Chek and…
Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
Published in Features
When Aluma Systems Industrial Services and Safway Canada, two well-known multi-service industry providers merged this June, they did it for multiple reasons. Having obvious synergies was one, but a shared passion for community support was a driving force as well. Founded in 1972, Aluma is based in Kennesaw, Georgia. It…
Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
Published in Features
Diversified buses are an ever-present part of Fort McMurray’s landscape. But, have you ever wondered what goes into putting one of these behemoth vehicles on the road? The team work, the processes, and the departments that come together at Diversified are a well-oiled machine ensuring your buses arrive on time.…
Jul
28
2017
Volume
5-5
Published in Features
Poems, stories, comics, art, and more - Greely Road Public School’s “Zine Project” came together beautifully. Grades three to six students created class magazines, which they could treasure forever.
Jul
28
2017
Volume
5-5
Published in Features
There’s a reason PEAK students are everywhere. Time-management is their forte, and a skill they’ve learned early on. PEAK (Passion, Excellence, Attitude, Knowledge) is Fort McMurray Public School’s (FMPSD) athletic academy. It is home to hockey, dance, soccer, basketball, cricket, and volleyball; and growing.
Jul
28
2017
Volume
5-5
Published in Features
At the end of a successful 2016-17 school year, Fort McMurray Public School District has (FMPSD) so much to celebrate. From students who excelled in robotics, arts, coding, science fairs, sports, to outstanding staff who are dedicated to our students, FMPSD is proud of its family. We are looking forward…
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
Published in Features
You can’t talk about Canadian history without mentioning the canoe. Nor, can you refute its importance in exploring and developing our country. Developed by the Aboriginal people in North America, the canoe continues to fascinate people today. The word ‘canoe’ originated from the word ‘kenu’ - meaning dugout.
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Published in Lifestyle
When Chantal Collin, Volunteerism class teacher at Westwood Community High School learned of a special training program for taxi drivers to pick-up women leaving their home for a shelter, she knew she had to help. “Our volunteerism class wanted to show support. We made loaves for them,” shared Collin, who…
Mar
20
2017
Volume
5-3
Published in Features
How do you build bridges? How do you eliminate, or at least minimize the “Us vs Them” mentality? You invite conversations, and the opportunities to seek to understand. You give back to your community by building a platform that answers all of these questions, and more. World Hijab Day YMM…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
Published in Lifestyle
At Fort McMurray Public School District (FMPSD) we take the mental and physical health of our students seriously. Call it a promise we keep every day - a promise made to parents and guardians, who trust us with the task of taking care of their children. In fact, our #fmpsdbig3…

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