French words make sense to English speakers, in different ways. The Connaught school was taken apart, I helped pick up some bricks that once were a part of it, and others reassembled them into art and a functional bench and tree planter at a major intersection.
On Saturday afternoon, the Cathedral neighbourhood gathered to unveil their latest community project masterpiece titled ‘Rassembler’ — which translates from French as “gather together.”
There are still a few bills to pay, and the group is still accepting help here: https://saveourconnaught.ca/donate/
Where the bricks stopped over, before their hopefully final resting place at the other end of 13th Ave. in Cathedral neighbourhood: