08 July 2016 at 1945 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a InReach device in Saskatchewan, Canada.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 69-year-old male who became stranded due to his damaged kayak. The individual was transported by plane to a secure location in the nearest town. No injuries were reported with this incident.