ABOUT THE EDITOR      
 
Editor of the Eastern News, Masood Khan has a solid literary background, his father wrote over 40 books and held a top position with the Ministry of Education back home, mother was a novelist and short story writer, an educator by profession, she was editor of the renowned magazine in Pakistan.

Masood Khan authored ten and thousands of articles, poetry and four novels here in Canada. All his novels were picked up by film producers. He was the editor of Urdu And English magazine of Islamia College, Karachi where he did his B.A. degree.

He also served as an Associate Editor of the S.M.Law College, Karachi magazine where he studied law. His articles and poetry regularly publish in various newspapers all over the World.

Besides his literary activities, Masood Khan is a celebrated volunteer and has been honoured a number of times by the Canadian Governments.

City of Mississauga honoured by naming a street in Mississauga "KHAN CRESCENT"
 


HONOURS, AWARDS AND RECOGNITION


     
 
» Her Majesty the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal   » Pride of Pakistan Gold Medal presented by C.G., Toronto
» Toronto and Regional Crime Prevention Certificate of Recognition   » 2007 Civic Service Award (TREB)
» International Volunteer award   » Ministry of Culture and Citizenship award
» City of Mississauga’s Civic Awards   » Recognition by the Prime Minister and the Premier of Ontario
 
     

ORGANIZATIONS SERVED

     
 
» City of Mississauga’s Public Vehicle Committee   Vice-Chair (6yrs)
» Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga   Vice-Chair,Comm.Advisory Panel
» Skydome Community Advisory Committee   Member
» Block Parents Association   Director,Public Relations
» River Grove Community Centre Fund Raising   Committee member
» YMCA North York Fund Raising Committee   Coordinator.
» Muslim Welfare Centre   Director
» Toronto Real Estate Board   Vice-Chair Ethics Hearing Comty
» Mississauga Real Estate Board   Director,Chair Political Affairs
» St. John Ambulance, Mississauga branch   Director, Public Relations (3 years )
» Hazel McCallion Sr. Public School   Co-chair, Parent’s Council (3 years )
 
     

NOW SERVING

     
 
» Canada Day Committee of the South Asians   Chair
» Credit-Steeles Resident Association   President
» Canadian Helping Arms   Director
» Have served Real Estate Council of Ontario   Member, Discipline & Appeals Cmty
» United Front of the Pakistani Canadians   President
» Pakistani-Canadian Community Centres   Director
» Canada Day Committee Of the South Asians   Chair
» The Eastern News (an alternate weekly)   Publisher since 1979
» Canadian Association of the Pakistani Media   Chairperson
 
     

FUNDRAISING FOR CHARITIES

     
 
» Trillium Health Centres, Mississauga   Coordinator (04) Comty. Member
» Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga   Chief Coordinator
» Imran Khan’s Cancer Hospital in Pakistan   Committee member
» Sunil Dutt’s Cancer Hospital in India   Committee member
» India’s earthquake victims   Vice-Chair and Coordinator
» River Grove Community Centre   Member, Fund Raising Committee
» St.John Ambulance Charity Gala   Co-Chair ( 2004 )
» Ontario R.E.Foundation Fund Raising for Shelters   Mc and Volunteer ( 2004)
» Tsunami victitms Fund Raiser   Chief Coordinator
» Earthquake victims of South Asia   Dinner Chair,Chief Coordinator
 
     

 
 
     
 
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