Tourmaline Oil Corp. donates $1 million to help STARS care for people when they need it most

August 24, 2021

Calgary, Alberta, Aug. 18, 2021 STARS is thrilled to receive a generous $1 million gift from Tourmaline Oil Corp. (“Tourmaline”), Canada’s largest natural gas producer. The multi-year donation will support STARS’ operations across Western Canada, while also benefiting our municipal neighbours.

“We’re excited to support STARS and ensure the highest level of critical care is available to people when they need it most,” said Michael Rose, Tourmaline’s president and CEO. “Our investment in STARS furthers our commitment to protecting the health and safety of our employees, contractors and everyone who lives in and around our operations.”

Tourmaline’s $1 million gift, pledged over a five-year term, will support missions flown from STARS’ six Western Canadian bases.

“Like STARS, Tourmaline values the health and safety of the communities in which it operates and serves, and we are so grateful for this generosity,” said Andrea Robertson, STARS president and CEO.

“We truly could not be there for the next patient who needs critical care across Western Canada without the steadfast support of donors like Tourmaline. This commitment will enable STARS to continue fighting for the lives of patients when they need us most.

For more information, photos or B roll, contact:

Deborah Tetley, STARS | mediainfo@stars.ca | 403-874-2777
Scott Kirker, Tourmaline Oil Corp. | scott.kirker@tourmalineoil.com | 403-767-3593


Simply put, STARS fights for life. Since we embarked on our first mission in 1985, we’ve been driven by the goal of providing people the vital care they need when they need it the most. Whether it’s offering training to rural medical providers or providing rapid, emergency medical care and transportation for the critically ill and injured, we operate 24/7 from bases in Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Regina, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg, anticipating and acting when people need our help. Learn more at stars.ca


Tourmaline is Canada’s largest natural gas producer. We are headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and have significant positions in three of Western Canada’s major resource plays: the Alberta Deep Basin, the northeast British Columbia Montney complex and the Peace River High Charlie Lake complex. We’re proud to send our natural gas across Canada, into the U.S. and to other markets, warming and powering the lives of many. Our goal is to have the largest, lowest development cost and lowest-emission natural gas supply in North America.