02 December 2013 at 2325 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Canada. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and located an individual who had become stranded after his boat quit working. RCMP Constables were utilized to transport the individual to safety and no injuries were reported.