STARS is a Canadian non-profit helicopter air ambulance organization funded by individual donors, service groups, corporate donors, and government contributions.
On July 19, 17 riders left Calgary on a tour through western Canada. They visited Banff, Alta., and many parts of eastern and central British Columbia, such as Revelstoke, Kelowna, Oliver, and Cranbrook.
They also stopped at Fink Machine in Enderby, B.C. for a tour of a Viessmann wood biomass district energy system and toured the Burrowing Owl Winery in the Okanagan Valley which featured Viessmann solar thermal collectors.