We Are Stratas

Get to know us a little bit.

Who We Are

Stratas is a small team of university graduates and former students who share a deep concern for the state of mental health in our homes, communities, and campuses.

Liam Hunt

Liam Hunt is a financial writer living in Toronto. He received bachelor's and master's degrees in political science from Dalhousie University in 2016 and 2017. His fiction has appeared in numerous online outlets and his essays and commentary have been published by Forbes, Fox Business, the Vancouver Sun, and the New York Post.

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Benjamin Cowderoy

Ben is the inspiration for Stratas. After biking solo from Guelph to Halifax in 2015 to raise money for the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), he decided to start fundraising for a cause of his own. Ben studied at the University of Guelph and Conestoga College before starting a career in heavy equipment operation.

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Danika Wagner

Danika Wagner is a Toronto-based psychology researcher. Originally from Saskatchewan, she moved to Halifax and received her Bachelor’s degree in philosophy and applied mathematics from Dalhousie University. She is currently studying psychology at York University with hopes of becoming a clinical psychologist.

Liam Hunt

Liam Hunt is a financial writer living in Toronto. He received bachelor's and master's degrees in political science from Dalhousie University in 2016 and 2017. His fiction has appeared in numerous online outlets and his essays and commentary have been published by Forbes, Fox Business, Yahoo Finance, the Vancouver Sun, and the New York Post.
Read Liam's Full Story.

Benjamin Cowderoy

Ben Cowerdoy is the inspiration for Stratas. After biking solo from Guelph to Halifax in 2015 to raise money for the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), he decided to start fundraising for a cause of his own. Ben studied at the University of Guelph and Conestoga College before starting a career in heavy equipment operation. See Ben's Full Story.

Danika Wagner

Danika Wagner is a Toronto-based psychology researcher. Originally from Saskatchewan, she moved to Halifax and received her Bachelor’s degree in philosophy and applied mathematics from Dalhousie University. She is currently studying psychology at York University with hopes of becoming a clinical psychologist.

Getting Involved

We’re an open organization at Stratas. We welcome applications from volunteers no matter their level of ability or experience. If you’re interested in getting involved, drop us a line at info@stratasfoundation.com