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

Sep
16
2021
Volume
-
Published in Web Exclusive
Sometimes one sentence can capture an entire movement. “Reconciliation Starts With An Act,” is such a sentence for the Orange Path movement. Launched last month by the Athabasca Tribal Council (ATC), the Orange Path campaign is a “national effort to raise awareness and support for reconciliation across Canada.” Inspired by…
Sep
14
2021
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
Adventure lovers will be delighted to learn that the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is returning to Fort McMurray on September 16 and 17 in-person. Hosted by the Wood Buffalo Regional Library (WBRL) the event will take place at Keyano Theatre.
Sep
07
2021
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
Like many annual events put on hiatus last year because of the pandemic, Wood Buffalo Food Bank Association’s Empty Bowls Festival is now returning in-person on Sunday, September 12 at the Fort McMurray Heritage Shipyard. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Aug
30
2021
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
One of Fort McMurray’s favourite events is back in-person. The United Way of Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo is all set to launch their 42nd community campaign on Friday, September 10, 2021 at the Heritage Shipyard. The free public event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The launch…
Jul
21
2021
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
Sumaira Wajid was up early getting ready for a breakfast party about to happen at 11 a.m. She did not mind the early hours, and the fact that over 20 people would be in the house for Eid ul Adha – celebrated around the world on July 20, 2021. Her…
Jul
09
2021
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
It was a sea of orange and an ocean of support. Wood Buffalo showed up for the Memorial Walk in Solidarity held on July 7, 2021 in memory of Residential School survivors and the children who never made it home. The five First Nation Chiefs representing the Athabasca Tribal Council…
Jun
15
2021
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
COVID numbers are finally hitting a LOW mark - from over 1,600 this spring to 153 (as of June 12, 2021) and Balsom Communication’s Wood Buff a LOW social media campaign had some part in it. A visual reminder with bright graphics created by Joanne Meredith, who oversees marketing, design,…
May
25
2021
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
“It lit me up to see my name, "Jesse Thistle," alongside "University of Ottawa." I'd done something significant. I'd actually achieved something in my life. I didn't have a driver's license, ID, a proper high school education, a health card, nothing—but there was this completion certificate that had "university" with…
May
17
2021
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
The yummy food was prepared, the gorgeous dresses worn, and the house was abuzz with excitement – but limited to just those at the residence. However, the Syed family made the most of it like many around the world celebrating another quiet Eid amid a pandemic – for the second…
May
05
2021
Exclusive
For Web
Published in Web Exclusive
It’s a few minutes of your time, but it’s a huge benefit for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB). Residents are reminded to complete their 2021 RMWB census, which closes on June 30, 2021. According to a statement, as of April 30, 2021, the Municipality has counted 17,544 residents…

Sidebar