It’s Never Too Far.

Critical care in reach

STARS is a lifeline for patients in rural, remote, and indigenous communities across Western Canada.

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You Make Critical Care Possible, Anywhere

With your support we surpass obstacles and extend beyond boundaries. With your support, it’s never too far by air or ground.

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Welcome Our New President & CEO

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STARS Lottery Alberta

Winners announced!

Winners List


Hear from the people and patients involved in these harrowing emergencies.

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Welcome Our New President & CEO

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The 12th Annual STARS Lottery

The Winners are Announced!

Thank you, Saskatchewan!

Saskatchewan Pilot Project

New Blood Protocol Success

STARS has bolstered its medical toolkit with an innovative new protocol.

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Welcome Our New President & CEO

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Fuel Caches Extend Our Reach

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By Air, Ground or Satellite Link

We are wherever we need to be, using any transportation and tools necessary to reach our patients and deliver the care that can save their lives. For some patients, a helicopter is the right method to respond. For others, our teams will go by airplane or ground ambulances.

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Services For Industry

STARS Vigilant

The STARS VIGILANT Emergency Communications Centre was established in 2008 to provide efficient activation of emergency response plans. Today these services are used by various industries, including oil and gas, forestry, mining, road maintenance, social services, education and transportation.

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Help Patients like Jorja

Join our fight for life. Because when you support STARS, you help patients like Jorja receive the critical care they need.

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A portrait of STARS Very Important Patient Jorja Strauss standing at the back of a STARS helicopter

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