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STARS News Release

First Manitoba crew now ready to provide emergency care on STARS helicopter

February 22, 2012

STARS signed a 10-year service agreement with the Government of Manitoba on February 22, 2012 to provide helicopter air ambulance from a permanent base in Winnipeg. This agreement comes after STARS was initially requested to provide service during emergency flooding in April 2011. “It is a privilege to partner with our colleagues in health to provide increased access to service for the critically ill and injured in Manitoba,” said Andrea Robertson, STARS president and chief operating officer.

For more information about the agreement please see the following media release from the Government of Manitoba.

Media release

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