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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02
2019
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MacDonald Island is abuzz with Fort McMurray Tourism’s 2019 Christmas Show & Market. The three-day event features over 90 vendors with a range of businesses - from ornaments to baked goods, yes mini donuts are there; social profit agencies, and more. Former Fort McMurray resident and visual artist, Russell Thomas,…
Nov
27
2019
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Keyano Art Gallery was abuzz with art lovers, who took in the works of five female local artists at the Northern Crones art exhibit on November 21, 2019. Featuring the works of Sharon Heading, Liana Wheeldon (who was out of town), Carmen Wells, Treasure Cooper, and Barbara Madden – the…
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27
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It is one of their flagship events – and one requiring the most volunteers – the Wood Buffalo Food Bank Association is gearing up for the 27th annual Syncrude Food Drive happening this weekend from November 29 to December 1, 2019.
Nov
07
2019
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A few dedicated community volunteers are coming together to launch a working group for parents/caregivers of youth and adults with special needs. The goal is to discuss transitions from youth to adulthood. The meeting is on Thursday, November 7 at Avenue Coffee.
Nov
01
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“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”
Oct
24
2019
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Hundreds of residents enjoyed the third annual Mosaic Handmade Market from October 4 to 6, 2019 at MacDonald Island Park. Featuring 80 vendors with 10 local ones – artists, artisans, designers and makers got to showcase their unique inventory from across Canada.
Oct
23
2019
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“We call it Symmetree, because the company endeavours to share stories that are “reflections” (“symmetry”) of society on stage, in ways which advocate for and promote social “growth” (“tree”).” That’s Luay Eljamal, founder and co-producer of Symmetree Theatre, our city’s newest theatre group explaining the unique name. Eljamal, is all…
Oct
23
2019
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Eight events, hundreds of friends, many dances and countless good memories later – the local Hindu community wrapped up Navratari events this week. Navratari is a nine-day festival, which celebrates the triumph of good over evil, and features a round-dance called Garba.
Oct
23
2019
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A well-known name, and a local historical figure, C.H. (Clennell Haggerston) “Punch” Dickins has been honoured through a commemorative plaque unveiled at Snye Point Park on October 18, 2019. Dickins (1899–1995) was a distinguished pilot of the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War, as well as a pioneering…
Oct
21
2019
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Amid a sea of berets, and a throwback to the fifties – Arts Council Wood Buffalo’s (ACWB) fourth annual Excellence in Arts Awards, also called the Buffys – were held on October 19, 2019 at the Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts. The theme this year was Midnight Coffeehouse,…

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