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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Mar
19
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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
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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…
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03
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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
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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.
Feb
05
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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…
Feb
04
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Arts Council Wood Buffalo’s (ACWB) second Arts Match event was held on January 31, 2020 at the Keyano Art Gallery. Seven local organizations participated in the “speed dating,” style networking event where potential volunteers, or supporters learn about different arts groups. An estimated 40 people attended the event.
Jan
27
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Fort McMurray showed up to remember the victims of the Quebec Mosque terror attack. Over 100 residents attended Markaz ul Islam, the Islamic Centre of Fort McMurray’s fourth annual Meet Your Muslim Neighbours open house, which commemorated the January 29, 2017 shooting killing six and injuring several others.
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27
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This Wednesday, January 29 marks the 10th anniversary of Bell Let’s Talk Day, a nationwide conversation about mental health. The campaign combats the stigma around mental illness through raising awareness and sparking conversation.
Jan
22
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The occasion was solemn, the solidarity was memorable. Markaz ul Islam, the Islamic Centre of Fort McMurray is inviting the community to “Meet Your Muslim Neighbours” on Saturday, January 25, 2020 to mark the third anniversary of the Sainte-Foy, Quebec City mosque terror attack of January 29, 2017. The attack…

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