Dawson College D Discover
<!-- K.Params.ImageAlt -->

Peace Garden

Dawson College believes that everyone has the right to learn and work in a safe environment where peace is nurtured within each individual and reaches beyond human boundaries.

The goal of the Peace Garden at Dawson College is to create a green space that is both commemorative and symbolic, of life and renewal, peace and remembrance, beauty and serenity, and that inspires teaching and learning, which is our academic mission, while making a positive environmental impact.

On September 13, 2006, Dawson College experienced a senseless attack resulting in the death of student Anastasia De Sousa and injury to several others. The Garden was proposed as a living testament to those who suffered pain and immeasurable loss.

The Peace Garden will grow with a variety of native flowers and shrubs, and pathways will be built in the shape of infinity loops, circular and flowing, that will not only beautify the grounds, but benefit local wildlife.

The project dovetails with a wildlife gaining ground initiative, attracting species that had long left the downtown core, a place where the Dawson Community and neighbours can gather, reflect, and learn.

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org

All contents Copyright 2014 © Dawson College. Please notify the webmaster of any changes/corrections.

Dawson College • 3040 Sherbrooke St. W. • Westmount, Quebec • H3Z 1A4 • (514) 931 - 8731

Current time

Search powered by Google Search button
Dawson Home
History of Dawson 
Supporting our Students 
Funds & Activities 
Anastasia De Sousa Memorial Award Fund 
Inspire Fund 
Peace Garden 
Photo Gallery 
Benefits of Peace Garden 
Learning Opportunities 
Support the Garden 
Donor Recognition 
Jardin de la Paix 
Golf Tournament 
Tony Proudfoot Outdoor Education Fund 
Skate with Dawson 
Awards and Scholarships 
Governance & the Board 
Contact Us 

Leave feedback about this page