In Memoriam - Ved Arora

Ved Arora, a respected contributor and builder of the province's multicultural, multilingual and literacy communities, passed away recently. In addition to being a founding member of the Saskatchewan Organization for Heritage Languages (SOHL), Ved was also a dedicated volunteer in the cultural community, devoting his time and energy to the Multilingual Association of Regina, the India Canada Association of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Literacy Network, among many others. He was the recipient of many awards such as the Frances Morrison Award from the Saskatchewan Library Association, the Mayor's Community Volunteer Award for Multiculturalism and the Governor General Caring Canadian Award. Ved also served as an adjudicator for SaskCulture's Multicultural Initiatives Fund.