Nunavut lights Christmas tree north of the tree line

Nunavut’s capital city kicked off the holiday season with lights and a party this week.

But Iqaluit had to do it with an imported tree.

And 100,000 lights.

Reporter Kent Driscoll has more.

kdriscoll.ca

Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.