The 2015 STARS Lottery and Lucky STARS 50/50 is now sold out! Thank you for your support. Final draws are held April 16, 2015.

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Why do you choose to support STARS? See stories from our donors and supporters here.

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A Night with STARS featuring George Canyon is April 17, 2015, Delta Regina. For tickets, contact 306-564-7939 or vheadford@stars.ca or click here for more information.

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The 2nd annual Rescue on the Island on Sept. 10 raised more than $200,000. Thank you for your generous support! Details on our microsite:

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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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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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Learn more about the STARS program and how it operates in your province.

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

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Meet Brittany Skaley

The moment plays like a movie loop, around and around in Wayne Skaley’s head.

“The van turned across two lanes of traffic in front of Brittany’s motorcycle, and she braced for impact. She went so hard on the brakes smoke blew off her tires and she flew through the air.”

Brittany Skaley and her father, Wayne, were 15 kilometres into a motorcycle trip in northern Alberta when the collision happened on June 4, 2011. Brittany was leading when a van pulled off the shoulder to turn left across the QE2, south of Rycroft. Brittany, 26, collided with the van.

Because she was an hour away from hospital by ground, STARS was requested.

“When STARS said yes, I knew she was in good hands,” said Wayne.

Brittany was flown to Grande Prairie’s QE2 Hospital, where she was treated for broken bones and a brain injury.

Today, she and her family volunteer for STARS any chance they get. “STARS got me to hospital quickly and safely,” said Brittany. “I can’t imagine where I would be if they weren’t available that day.”

Wayne, agrees: “Our movie could’ve ended differently. Instead, we have a...
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STARS nurse has deep roots in Manitoba

Margeaux Baunemann was a teenager, struggling to decide what she wanted to be when she grew up, when her father offered some sage advice. “The world needs more nice nurses,” John Niziol said. Baunemann always knew she wanted to work in...

21st annual PSAC STARS & Spurs Gala raises more than $1 million

Despite a troubling economic forecast amid falling oil prices, Canada’s energy sector showed its support for STARS Saturday night by helping to raise more than $1 million, yet again. The long-running STARS and Spurs Gala, an annual fundraiser in Calgary presented by the...

STARS nurse has deep roots in Manitoba

Margeaux Baunemann was a teenager, struggling to decide what she wanted to be when she grew up, when her father offered some sage advice. “The world needs more nice nurses,” John Niziol said. Baunemann always knew she wanted to work in...

Chief Medical Officer offers best of both worlds

The scene: a rural Alberta hospital in the early 1990s. A patient desperately needs an airway tube inserted to protect his breathing. Complicating factors have stymied the local doctor, and he’s requested STARS to come and assist. The STARS nurse and paramedic arrive and attempt to...

STARS nurse has deep roots in Manitoba

Margeaux Baunemann was a teenager, struggling to decide what she wanted to be when she grew up, when her father offered some sage advice. “The world needs more nice nurses,” John Niziol said. Baunemann always knew she wanted to work in...

Manitoba missions on the rise

More pre-alerts. More missions. More lives saved in Manitoba. When a major emergency happens time can seem to slow down for those waiting for help to arrive. Reducing time barriers is fundamental to saving lives, and new emergency dispatch criteria introduced...

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In 2013-14, STARS flew 2,732 missions, carrying only critically ill or injured patients. Since 1985, more than 27,000 missions have been carried out.