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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22
2020
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Not only was it Malanka, the Ukrainian new year’s celebration, but a milestone marking the 40th Anniversary of the Fort McMurray Ukrainian Cultural Society. The local Ukrainian community came together for both celebrations on January 18, 2020 at Shell Place with 370 people in attendance.
Jan
16
2020
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The 32nd annual Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards (RARA) return on February 8, 2020 at Shell Place. Honouring local Aboriginal people who have made contributions to the region, the celebration has honoured over 700 people thus far across the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo including Fort Chipewyan, Anzac, Janvier, Fort MacKay,…
Dec
17
2019
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When Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) took over the Artist in Residency program from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo - highlighting writers was a priority. Their first guest in the series was renowned Indigenous author Wayne Arthurson, who was in town from December 10 to 15.
Dec
16
2019
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8-1
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Christine Savage and Emma Jones’ eyes twinkle when they talk about the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) of Wood Buffalo. The Executive Director and Marketing/Events Coordinator for the social profit respectively, both ladies are true champions of their cause. Adding to their excitement is the fact, CMHA has recently moved…
Dec
16
2019
Volume
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2019 YMM Builders
Dec
16
2019
Volume
8-1
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A mentor, a role model, and an inspiring leader - Fort McMurray Public School Division’s (FMPSD) Superintendent, Doug Nicholls will be missed for many reasons when he retires after six-and-a-half years on January 31, 2020.
Dec
10
2019
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The Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation’s (WBEDC) inaugural Momentum 2019 conference saw a full house of business and community leaders. The event took place on December 3, 2019 at Shell Place, and “telling our story,” together emerged as one of the primary themes in addition to how can we work…
Dec
10
2019
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It’s his ever-present slight smile and soft-spokeness, the gentle demeanour, and a radiating kindness – to know Alan Roberts is to know someone amazing. The director for Keyano Theatre – Alan took some time for a Q&A with YMM Magazine as he reflects on the 40th Anniversary of Keyano Theatre…
Dec
09
2019
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Whether it is for contemplation, prayer, or just a break to yourself – Quiet Rooms are being hailed as a welcome addition across the community. Earlier this fall, MacDonald Island announced the addition of a Quiet Room on the second floor adjacent to the gym following in the footsteps of…
Dec
09
2019
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When strong organizations come together for the benefit of children – an entire community wins. This sentiment was front and centre when KidSport announced a partnership with Huskies Athletics and Harvard Broadcasting on December 4, 2019 at Keyano’s Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre.

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