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UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 84

Welcome to UnSpun - The Orca's current events podcast and YouTube show. Every week, Jody Vance and George Affleck unspin the latest news in local, provincial, federal politics, and much more.

George and Jody give a shout out to superheroes and dad jokes in a COVID-19 world; wonder what is it that the Mayor of Vancouver does not want us to know his private meeting with a Chinese diplomat; and housing, seriously, pick up the pace, Vancouver.


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Jody Vance

George Affleck



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Jody Vance is a born and raised Vancouverite who’s spent 30 years in both local and national media. The first woman in the history of Canadian TV to host her own sports show in primetime, since 2011 she’s been working in both TV and radio covering news and current affairs.

George Affleck is a former Vancouver City Councillor, retiring in 2018 after seven years and two election wins. He has also owned his marketing agency, Curve Communications, since 2000 and works with a variety of clients in the private and non-profit sector. George is also a published author, a former CBC journalist and comedy writer, and an avid traveler, having lived in Sweden, Denmark, the UK, Taiwan, and Israel.

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  • Last week's UnSpun talked tents, narrated navigation centres, tussled over transit, and...munched? over masks.
  • #BCPOLI Hotstove also delved deep into the uncertainty and confusion regarding school next month. Hopefully next month.
  • Jody referenced her column this week, wondering what it's going to take to get the partiers to call closing time.