The purpose of this guide is to provide clear and factual information to help journalists prepare stories that accurately reflect Islam and Islamic concerns. It begins with practical tips on reporting on Islam. This is followed by an overview of the history of Islam and the modern Muslim presence in Canada. It finishes with a closer look at some commonly misunderstood themes such as the Islamic view of women and jihad. This pamphlet is not intended to be comprehensive in nature; rather, it provides a quick overview for the everyday level reporter.