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

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…
Mar
03
2020
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
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…

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