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The 2014 STARS Lottery complete winners list is now posted! Congratulations to all and thank you again for your generous support. Click here to view the full list.

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Visit starsinmanitoba.ca to learn more about the STARS program and how it operates in your province.

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Visit starsinmanitoba.ca to learn more about the STARS program and how it operates in your province.

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STARS is committed to providing highest level of care available. Here's how we deliver on that commitment.

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Horizons magazine is the best way to stay current on the latest developments at STARS.

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Meet Amanda Legault


Amanda Legault doesn’t remember anything about the moments leading up to the motor vehicle crash that nearly took her life. The horrific incident also robbed the young mother of her memories of the two years before she slammed into the side of a potato truck and was dragged down the highway.

“The only thing I know for sure is how grateful I am that STARS was there in Manitoba that day,” says Amanda.  “I often wonder if I would be alive if it wasn’t for their rescue.”

Headed to Altona to visit a friend in April, 2009, Amanda collided with a truck and trailer at a highway intersection. Her sport utility vehicle became wedged underneath the truck’s trailer and she was dragged down the highway for about one kilometre before the driver noticed. Thankfully, Amanda had the presence of mind to duck down before her vehicle drove underneath. She was 21 and had an 18-month-old daughter at home.

While emergency crews extricated her, STARS was dispatched to the scene. The crew was working in Manitoba after being called upon to assist during the spring flooding. The helicopter landed on the highway.
It would have taken crews nearly two hours to get Amanda to...
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Latest STARS News

Reviewing missions is more than just dotting I's and crossing T's

When patient lives are on the line, learning from past experience is a critical component of doing things right.  This is why case reviews – a process where every STARS’ mission is...

STARS recognizes a number of supporters at National Philanthropy Day

STARS recognized a number of their donors, volunteers and supporting organizations at National Philanthropy Day celebrations this month, both in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Nominations were selected by the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service Foundation and were recognized at their respective events...

Reviewing missions is more than just dotting I's and crossing T's

When patient lives are on the line, learning from past experience is a critical component of doing things right.  This is why case reviews – a process where every STARS’ mission is...

STARS recognizes a number of supporters at National Philanthropy Day

STARS recognized a number of their donors, volunteers and supporting organizations at National Philanthropy Day celebrations this month, both in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Nominations were selected by the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service Foundation and were recognized at their respective events...

Thank you, Manitobans, for your support

On behalf of everyone at STARS air ambulance I want to say thank you. Over the past several months we have been temporarily out of service. During that time, STARS received many kind words of encouragement from Manitobans across the province, including individual members of the public, former...

Winnipeg base resumes operations

On the advice of medical professionals, the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) air ambulance will resume responding to calls for emergency service effective immediately, Manitoba Health Minister Erin Selby announced today. “The decision to temporarily suspend STARS was a...

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In 2013, STARS flew 2,686 missions, carrying only critically ill or injured patients. Since 1985, more than 26,000 missions have been carried out.