On May 17th, Roncesvalles Village BIA and the Friends of Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Garden accepted an Award of Excellence for Public Space Improvements from the International Downtown Association (IDA) for the Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Garden (DRPG). This was the only project given an Award of Excellence for improvements to public space, from the IDA in Canada for 2018. Part of the event involved a representative from the Mississauga’s on the Credit, where they exchanged sacred tobacco seeds, and planted this year’s featured indigenous plant, which was sage. A class of grade 7 students who participated in the annual Tulips for Peace program, attend to see the beauty of the tulips they planted last fall.