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HALO Rescue waits for government funding

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News HALO Rescue has been servicing southern Alberta since 2007, but for the better part of 12 years the organization used a “rescue helicopter,” — which was a single engine, said Director of Fundraising Paul Carolan. “A really good machine, but we couldn’t access the patient from above the waist down. But, very affordable. That helicopter — we were able… Read More »

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HALO Rescue waits for government funding

By Stan Ashbee Westwind Weekly News HALO Rescue has been servicing southern Alberta since 2007, but for the better part of 12 years the organization… Read More »

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