What does Canada mean to you?

Students from around the globe share their thoughts on Canada.

In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, UAlberta Libraries, in collaboration with UAlberta International, asked international students, “What does Canada mean to you?” Here’s a sampling of what they had to say.

To see the complete set of portraits (75 in total), drop by the Rutherford Galleria throughout July and August.


For almost as long as there’s been a Canada, there’s been a University of Alberta. Over the next year, in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, we’re proudly celebrating the people, achievements and ideas that contributed to the making of a confederation.