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.

All posts by KIRAN MALIK-KHAN

Oct
21
2019
Volume
7-4
When Malcolm Setter finally decided to start his own business - Wood Buffalo was his top choice. The CEO of Get Energy Corp., a utilities and Internet providing company, Setter credits the Wood Buffalo Economic Development Corporation (WBEDC) with not only helping him expand his business, but also for helping…
Oct
21
2019
Volume
7-4
Published in Features
Opened last December, MR MIKES SteakhouseCasual is owned by Mike Durocher, who has been a local resident for over 23 years. He shares the inspiration behind starting the eatery.
Oct
16
2019
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Andrea Brasch, or as she prefers to be called Andy M chose Biological Burgeon as a title for her art exhibition to capture the transition she’s just been through.
Oct
16
2019
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Fire Prevention Week started on October 6, 2019 and just wrapped up on October 12. Local residents got the chance to attend the kick-off event at MacIsland on October 5 and got a first-hand look at the many services available in town.
Oct
15
2019
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Phyllis Webstad is pondering a question she’s never been asked before: Has she forgiven everyone from the residential school she attended? She asks me to come back to it. The author of Orange Shirt Story, which inspired the Orange Shirt Day movement across Canada was in town last week on…
Oct
06
2019
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Isolating. There have been innumerable adjectives to describe cancer, but this is the one Sundas Shamshad chooses. A cancer survivor – Sundas, who has been an active community volunteer was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago, and is launching Sisters in Cancer, a group for cancer patients and survivors…
Sep
30
2019
YMM
News
Published in YMM News
Whether it was igNIGHT illuminating downtown after dark, rocking the rails, learning about our history, or launching a literary magazine – Wood Buffalo celebrated Alberta Culture Days with fervour. The provincial and local celebration ran from September 27-29.
Sep
23
2019
YMM
News
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Over 5000 local residents took in Athabasca Tribal Council’s (ATC) inaugural Cultural Festival from September 19-21. Held at the Syne Point Park, the festival line-up featured local and guest Indigenous artists and performers, crafts, food, and Indigenous ways of life demonstrations like preparing meat, to name a few. The Jerry…
Sep
11
2019
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It’s a decade of “promoting culture, diversity, and engagement” in Wood Buffalo – the tagline for Pakistan Canada Association (PCA) of Fort McMurray. Hundreds of local Pakistanis came together for Pakistan’s 72nd Independence Day, and for the 10th anniversary celebration on August 18, 2019 at the Suncor Energy Centre for…
Sep
11
2019
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There was Indigenous and Filipino food, sparkling tattoos, lawn games, and a memorable performance of “Cinderella.” Heritage Day was a fun, family event organized by Heritage Village on August 3, 2019.

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