A New Life in a New Land documentary series and media project provides current and accurate information on Islam and Muslims in Canada. It follows in the spirit of Canada’s inclusive, multicultural policy. A New Life in a New Land breaks down barriers and eliminates negative stereotypes that fuel racism and discrimination.
Particularly, after the tragic event of September 11, 2001, creating resource material on Islam and Muslims for educators and the general public seemed necessary by the Muslim community in Canada and the United States.
A New Life in a New Land was produced and directed by Flordeliza Dayrit and Michael Milo. The series and Educator’s Guide was written by Saira Rahman. The host of the series is Dawud Wharnsby.
A New Life in a New Land was produced in association with the University of Saskatchewan through Educational Media Access and Production.