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Ingrid Abbott

Ingrid Abbott

Ingrid Abbott is a broadcaster and writer who has loved living in South Delta for the past 11 years.

With a political science degree from UBC and a BCIT broadcasting diploma, Ingrid has enjoyed an extensive radio and television career, most recently at Delta TV.

Ingrid's interest in politics, social issues, and the human condition guide her opinions on the social fabric of where we live.

Community Comment provides an outlet to write about what matters to her. Whether it’s discarded dog poop or world affairs, she considers it a privilege.

Recent Work by Ingrid

Community Comment: The future of new housing in Delta just got serious

Community Comment: The future of new housing in Delta just got serious

I believe this is a necessary transformation that will bring our beautiful community together to build a bright future for our children and their children.
Community Comment: Valentines Day a time to reflect on love

Community Comment: Valentines Day a time to reflect on love

Whether you choose to celebrate Valentines Day or not remember love is to be cherished and not to be taken for granted.
Community Comment: We may have survived Coldzilla, but are we prepared for what’s coming next?

Community Comment: We may have survived Coldzilla, but are we prepared for what’s coming next?

I used to be worried about an earthquake, now weather is the new variable on a planet that is heating up way too fast
Community Comment: Dr. Tomorrow was right, the future is already here

Community Comment: Dr. Tomorrow was right, the future is already here

As we sit with our bubbles on new years eve, let’s be like Frank Ogden…celebrate the virtues of new technology, knowing that despite its rapidity there is beauty in an advancing world and a way to live in it with peace and grace. 
Community Comment: The homeless are living amongst us but we just can’t see them

Community Comment: The homeless are living amongst us but we just can’t see them

In the spirit of the holiday season helping those who need a hand is the most satisfying gift of all.
Community Comment: Pancreatic Cancer Day means I’ll be dining out this weekend

Community Comment: Pancreatic Cancer Day means I’ll be dining out this weekend

Sounds like a great weekend of local eats while also donating to cancer research. I hope you’ll join in.
Community Comment: Giving thanks is good for our mental health

Community Comment: Giving thanks is good for our mental health

If there’s room for improvement there’s no better time than the autumn, when the trees teach us that shedding our old skin can be a beautiful thing.
Community Comment: Overseas travel in a whole new world

Community Comment: Overseas travel in a whole new world

Whether close or far, discovering the world is magical and I am grateful for the depth of experience it gives me, no matter what comes.
Community Comment: Change is the only constant in our growing community

Community Comment: Change is the only constant in our growing community

Our future is our youth and they need our help, not resistance from community members who see change as the enemy. 
Community Comment: Meet the centenarian who lives amongst us

Community Comment: Meet the centenarian who lives amongst us

He’s got the secret to a long life
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