Kuujjuaq — the administrative centre of Nunavik — lies slightly north of the tree line. There are smaller trees right in the community, but you have to travel slightly further south to find a good-sized tree.
No roads connect any of the villages in northern Quebec.
Instead, Nunavik Rotors partners with the village to transport a tree by air.
Louisa Yeates captured the operation on video yesterday.
The official lighting ceremony is scheduled for Saturday at 3 p.m.