Bio

Sithara Fernando is a mental health advocate, photography enthusiast, wildlife biologist, & a writer. Currently residing in Fort McMurray, Alberta  

Awards & Accomplishments: 

 

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo - Council Commendation Wildfire Medal Program

Your McMurray Magazine - 2016 Top 50 Under 50 - Sithara Fernando 

In the media: 

August 1, 2017 - CBC Edmonton - Fort McMurray Pride crosswalk defaced week after it was installed

May 2, 2017 - Canadian Red Cross - Mental health support for people impacted by Alberta fires

April 30, 2017 - CBC Edmonton - Skyrocketing PTSD rates linger a year after Fort McMurray Wildfire

June 30, 2016 - Canadian Red Cross - Sithara Thanks Red Cross Supporters for Help After the Wildfire  

May 5, 2016 - Fort McMurray Today - The Fort is With Evacuees