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.

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Feb
28
2020
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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…
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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
2020
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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
2020
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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
2020
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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
2020
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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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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.
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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
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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.

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