Sharia in Canada - 2nd Part - The Pitfalls of Diversity

Sharia in Canada - 2nd Part - The Pitfalls of Diversity

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Sharia in Canada is a 2-part documentary series that delves into the debate over Islamic tribunals in Ontario. In December 2004, the Boyd Report recommended that Ontario authorize Islamic tribunals based on the sharia, a system of justice directly inspired by the Koran. In September 2005, however, Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty banned all religious arbitration, whether Muslim, Jewish or Christian.

Over those 10 months, a heated debate played out across the country and revealed the contradictions of multiculturalism. Sharia in Canada seeks to illustrate this debate by drawing upon a cross-section of opinions and, in particular, the views of Muslim women.

In French with English subtitles.

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  • director
    Dominique Cardona
  • producer
    Danièle Caloz
    Claudette Jaiko
  • participant
    Fatima Houda-Pepin
    Tarek Fatah
    Andrée Côté
    Amira Elias
    Nuzhat Jafri
    Al Hussein Al Rafie
    Jean-François Gaudreault-DesBiens
    Faisal Kutty
    Mubin Shaikh
    Norma Joseph
    Ioannis Ktistakis
    Dede Abdûlhalim
    Samim Akgönül
    Dounia Bouzar
  • narrator
    Kathleen Fee
  • second unit director
    Lara Fitzgerald
  • narration translator
    Kathleen Fleming
  • researcher
    Valéry Vlad
  • original music
    Tom Third
  • director of photography
    Mark Caswell
  • sound recordist
    Margus Jukkum
  • additional crew
    Édith Labbé
    Steve Adamcryck
    David Patrick
    Bissa Scekic
    Ao Loo
    Scott Chappel
    Kate Ketchnie
    François Grenon
    Daniel Lapointe
    Pierre Bouchard
    Martyne Morin
  • illustrations
    Emmanuelle Walker
  • calligraphy
    Abdul Shafique Rathore
  • editor
    Julie Moureau
    Gino Zolezzi
    Hilda Rasula
  • sound mix
    Cherry Beach Sound
    Inaam Haq
  • line producer
    Isabelle Combre
    Natacha Robinson
    Chantal Bowen
  • production coordinator
    Lucile Baruchel
  • production accountant
    Howard Fraiberg
  • production assistant
    Valérie Bernier
    Joël Robichaud
    Joseph Bitamba
    Dominic Girard
    Mathieu Guez
  • production secretary
    Renée Paradis
  • marketing manager
    Mia Desroches
  • marketing manager - assistance
    Julie Arseneault
  • administrator
    Johanne Dubuc
  • administrative team
    Vanessa Emam
    Marie-Josée Lavoie
    Mirabelle Bélanger
  • technical coordinator
    Brigitte Sénéchal
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • executive producer
    Danièle Caloz