Terry Christenson, a 71-year-old grandfather of two and former Juno nominee, scaled a tree inside the Westridge Marine Terminal that has an eagle deterrent on it and erected a mid-air camp to protest the Trans Mountain Pipeline. A 71-year-old man who was arrested last year for camping in a tree at Burnaby’s Westridge Marine Terminal to protest the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion — has once again climbed a tree at the site. Terry Christenson, an Ontario grandfather of two, scaled the tree inside the terminal Monday morning and erected a mid-air camp to protest the proposed twinning of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. “I’m doing this for all of the grandchildren of the world. Climate change is an issue that will impact my grandchildren much more than it will impact me,” Christenson said in a news release. “Canada is already on the path to clean energy and we must continue to diversify our economy — not build more dirty pipelines. I’m here today to ensure Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hears this message loud and clear.” Christenson, a country singer who has twice been nominated for a Juno Award, was arrested after a similar protest in March 2018 in Burnaby. His […]


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