Top Ten Explanations for what Charles is doing in Chisasibi Québec?
#10: Starting the Chisasibi Toastmaster's Club
#9: Promoting llama ranching to unemployed reindeer ranchers
#8: Being initiated into the James Bay Polar Bear Club
#7: Gold prospecting in LaGrande Rivière
#6: Researching DX CQ (long distance amateau radio) contacts bounced off the aurora
#5: Looking for the Northwest Passage
#4: Looking for a shortcut to Berkshire
#3: Trial run for next year's vacation in Antarctica
AND the #1 explanation of what Charles is doing in Chisasibi Québec:
He's "searching for his inner self."