Latest News & Events

  • Fundraising Raffle- $85,000 Race Truck

    HALO has announced our newest fundraising raffle.  A beautiful race/show truck was graciously donated by an anonymous supporter. The truck is appraised at $85,000.00. It’s a 1987 chevy pro-street truck. It sports a 383 stroker engine with 700 horsepower.  No expense was spared in the build. Tickets will soon be available at a price of $60.00 each. ...
  • HALO 2019 Fundraising Golf Tournaments

     Again this year we will be hosting two fundraising golf tournaments, please save the dates and contact our office to register as a player, sponsor, donor, or all of the above. 1.  Taber Golf Tournament       Friday, June 7, 2019 2.  Redcliff Golf Tournament      Friday, June 21, 2019 We look forward to selling out both tournaments, please register early.    
  • HALO AGM March 26, 2019

    The HALO Annual General Meeting is scheduled for March 26, 2019.  Further details will be announced when they are finalized.  Everyone is welcome.
  • 2018 in Review

    As 2019 is upon us, we reflect back on a busy 2018.  HALO had an exciting year with the introduction of the twin-engine BK117 Helicopter.  We are thankful to Rangeland Helicopters for believing and supporting our vision. We are extremely grateful for the outpouring of financial support from organizations and individuals in our area, from...
  • HALO Office Hours

    Starting January 2, 2019, HALO, will have regular office hours.   The office located at 28 Halifax Way SW, Medicine Hat (see red marker on the map at the bottom of each page on our website) will be open from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  If you need to assistance of our team or wish to visits outside those hours, please call...
  • HALO Training Missions

    In the coming week, you may notice HALO out and about in the country doing some landings. We are conducting training for the Pilot Proficiency Check (PPC). To be realistic in our training we use real locations. So keep an eye to the sky! Photography by @m.and.rews
  • South Country Co-op Fuel Good Days Final Total

    On Thursday, November 29th South Country Co-op donated $13,500 to HALO Air Rescue from the proceeds of their Fuel Good Day event, held at Co-op Gas Bars on September 18, 2018.  The Co-op donated 5 cents for every litre of fuel that was purchased to HALO, the only dedicated medevac helicopter in our area.   Thank you to Southern Alberta for filling...
  • National 'Giving Tuesday' November 27, 2018

    November 27, 2018,  is National ‘Giving Tuesday'.  Every gift of giving typically has a story. Tell us why you give (monetary or volunteering) to HALO by posting your story in the comments section of the related post on our facebook site.  Since all stories are unique and special, a random draw from all stories will be done on the morning on...
  • A Holiday Gift Idea

    The holiday gift-giving season can have a person wondering what to get for that ' hard to buy' for individual.  HALO has a solution.  You can make a donation to HALO on behalf of that person.  The donation can be for any amount over $20 and HALO will provide a certificate for each gifted donation and a tax receipt. It's a gift of love, a gift of...
  • 2018 HALO Dinner and Auction- Thank You

    The HALO In Flight For Your Life Dinner and Fundraising Auction on November 2, 2018, was spectacular.  The community support was an overwhelming success.   We would like to thank our many sponsors: Platinum: Canadian Natural, Servus Credit Union, Community View Medicine Hat Lions Club Bronze: Suncor, Capital Power, Chinook Financial, C&H Irrigation...
  • Policeman's Ball Auction - Thank you

    We would like to thank all the sponsors who donated to the Silent Auction and the Live Auction for the Policeman's Ball.  Additionally, we would like to thank those individuals that purchased the items, all in support of HALO.  We are so very appreciative of the support we receive from our community.    
  • Dunmore Christmas Craft & Trade Show

      It is that time of year again and Safety Buzz is excited to host the 2nd Annual Christmas Craft Sale and Trade Show.  It will be held at Saftey Buzz Campus in Dunmore, AB which is located at 350 Eagle Butte Road directly behind the COOP Gas Station.  Get your Christmas shopping done under one roof and support over 30 local businesses.   Admission is free...
  • 2018 HALO Dinner and Auction (HIFFYL) SOLD OUT

    HALO Medivac Helicopter will be hosting our Annual Premier Fundraiser on November 2, 2018.  In Flight For Your Life Dinner and Auction When: November 2, 2018 Where: Seven Persons Community Hall Time: Doors open at 5:30 PM, Cocktails at 6:00 PM, Dinner at 7:00 PM Please call 403-528-9088 for Sponsorship, Donations, or Auction item donation...
  • Medicine Hat Police Association Ball

    Tickets for the Medicine Hat Police Association Ball which will be held on October 13, 2018 are now available at the Medicine Hat Lodge and Convention Center for $65 or $450 for a table of 8.  In addition to the fine dining & dancing, there will be a silent auction with proceeds directed towards HALO Rescue.
  • HALO in the Hanger October 4, 2018

    HALO cordially invites the public to HALO in the Hangar October 4, 2018 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm.
  • BK Helicopter gets Operating Certificate from Transport Canada

    It was an exciting day here at HALO on September 26, 2018   We received the much anticipated Transport Canada approvals and we now have our “OC” Operating Certificate. This means that we are now officially operational and the BK went into service.   Thank you Les Little, Susan McLeod, Chief Pilot Steve Harmer, Pilot Grant Fletcher (an original to the...
  • Schuler Trade Show and Farmers Market-Rust or Shine

    Rust or Shine - Schuler Trade Show and Farmers Market September 29, 2018  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Proceeds to go to HALO Rescue
  • South Country Coop Fuel Good Days

    Thank you so very much South Country Coop for having us as the benefactor of Fuel Good Days. We sincerely appreciate your support.
  • HALO Participates in Mass Casualty Exercise

    HALO participated in the mass casualty incident training exercise on September 5, 2018 at Canadian Forces Base Suffield. We were also able to do HALO training with the CFB flight crews. Training is part of the military’s regular activities to maintain the skills required for Canadian Armed Forces operations and activities. HALO is proud to...
  • HALO Training at Elkwater

    HALO met with many first responders at the Elkwater Fire Department on September 6, 2018 for training.  HALO was also presented donation of $5,000 from the Elkwater Fire Department.  Thank you very much for supporting HALO.
  • Memory Lane Team Roping

    The Memory Lane Team Roping event held on September 1, 2, 3, 2018.  HALO board member Bruce Rieger, raised $559 in the 50/50 draw and received another $769 in donations, for HALO. A fabulous job and thank you once again Bruce and to all who bought 50/50 tickets and/or made donations.  We appreciate all you do for HALO.
  • Dunmore Days August 25, 2018

    Another highlight for the Dunmore Days was having a visit from the HALO rescue helicopter from 2:00PM -4:00PM and the Cypress County fire crew with their trucks from 11:00AM - 6:00 PM.
  • Taber Parade

    Taber Parade was very successful.  Thank you to Horizon Implements for loaning us the tractor
  • Dunmore First Responders Training

    Thursday evening HALO facilitated training with the Dunmore Fire Crew and Cypress County Fire Members at Safety Buzz in Dunmore. Thank you to all who attended!
  • 'Market in the Park' in Bow Island AB

    On August 15, 2018 HALO participated in ‘Market in the Park’ at Bow Island. We used this opportunity to provide first responders training for HALO 2. We also had the pleasure of speaking with many supporters of all ages! We enjoyed engaging with the community of Bow Island and County of 40 mile. 

    Update 09 - September 26, 2018: It was an exciting day here at HALO on September 26, 2018, We received the much anticipated Transport Canada approvals and we now have our “OC” Operating Certificate. This means that we are now officially operational and the BK went into service.   Thank you Les Little, Susan McLeod, Chief Pilot Steve Harmer, Pilot...
  • Riders for HALO- Cheque Presentation

    Riders for HALO presented HALO with a cheque for $120,360.  We are so grateful for this group and their supporters - the businesses and individuals of SE Alberta and SW Saskatchewan. Every year, this group out performs their previous years donation, and this year was over the top. We are blessed to have such caring people in our community. There were two...
  • Touch a Truck at Market at the Park in Bow Island, AB

    Join us at the Market at the Park in Bow Island Alberta on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM. See and hear from our chief pilot and an AHS paramedic about the differences and capabilities between the current Bell 206 HALO medevac helicopter and the BK medevac helicopter that will be soon coming on line for HALO. Come and watch your first...
  • Casino Fund Raiser for HALO

    This weekend HALO supporters and volunteers are working the Casino to raise funds for HALO. We have approximately 20 volunteers who will be giving of their time to keep HALO “in flight for your life”. Thank you The late shift crew last night (Picture): Left to right; Edwin Camps HALO board member, Advisor Bob Lentz, Jody Fehr, Vauxhaul fire...
  • Pollockville Rodeo

    Our HALO board of director member Allan, is attending the Pollockville Rodeo! The rodeo organizers are allocating some of their funds to HALO.  Thank you, we appreciate your support.
  • Stampede Parade 2018

    HALO Rescue had a float in the Medicine Hat Stampede Parade.   We had so much fun in the parade today. Thank you to the community for supporting us and Jason at Hat Agri Service for the use of the Kabota tractor. “In Flight For Your Life”
  • Heli-Port and new Wing of Hospital Grand Opening at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital

    The entire HALO team would like to express their congratulations on the official opening of new wing of the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, which includes the Heliport. HALO is proud to have contributed significant time and resources to aid in the Heliport development. HALO at its own cost conducted the following: The exhaust / intake emission...
  • Riders for HALO Interview 105.3FM

    Blair Carrier a member of Riders for HALO conducted an interview with Poncho at Rock 105.3FM.  
  • Charity Benefit Dinner with Blues Artist

    Benefit Dinner with Blues Artist Terry Gillespie. When: Saturday August 11, 2018  Where: Liquid Concert & Event Venue, in the lounge 638 14 ST SW  Time: Starting at 6:00 PM at the Portion of the proceeds to benefit HALO Rescue. Thank you Wendy at Liquid Lounge for arranging the Terry Gillespie dinner and show last evening to benefit HALOWe are very...
  • Riders for HALO - Dinner Auction July 21, 2018

    Riders for HALO is hosting a Dinner Auction at Ralphs Steak House on July 21, 2018 at 5:00 PM. The event costs $20 which includes a steak dinner, entertainment, and access to live and silent auctions.  There will be door prizes, a raffle, and a 50/50 draw. Proceeds of the auction will go to support HALO Rescue.  
  • Foam Fest 2018

    On June 30, 2018 HALO visited with participants and spectators at the Foam Fest.    We enjoyed talking with the public about the HALO program.
  • HALO Golf Tournaments 2018- Thank you

    The HALO Annual Golf Tournament was held at two venues this year on Friday, June 15th at Riverview Golf Course in Redcliff  AB and Friday, June 29th at Taber Golf Club in Taber, AB. The weather was perfect for both events and everyone had a wonderful time.   On behalf of everyone at HALO, we would like to thank all our event sponsors, hole sponsors,...