13 July 2016 at 1917 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Ontario, Canada.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual suffering from a head injury caused by an accident while canoeing. The individual was transported by helicopter to the nearest hospital where they were treated for their injury.