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UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 51

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 51

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.
Property tax hike a tough pill to swallow for small business

Property tax hike a tough pill to swallow for small business

Ada Slivinski: Already a tough place to run a small business, Vancouver is making it even harder.
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 50

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 50

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.
A useful kind of nostalgia

A useful kind of nostalgia

Jody Vance: If we’re going to solve the housing crisis, we have to reject the false binary between NIMBYism and overdevelopment.
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 49

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 49

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.
Dear Santa

Dear Santa

Interior mayors write letters to the one person who just might be able to deliver their full wish lists.
Ride sharing still faces a bumpy road

Ride sharing still faces a bumpy road

Daniel Fontaine: Provincial approval – while difficult – is just the first step. Next comes navigating the patchwork of Metro Vancouver licensing and fee structures.
UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 48

UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 48

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.
#BCPOLI Hotstove: Gaffes, laughs, and big asks

#BCPOLI Hotstove: Gaffes, laughs, and big asks

John Horgan goes east! US-Canada relations go south! Councilor Ben Isitt goes petulant!
Let’s make public art actually public

Let’s make public art actually public

Controversies about public art aren’t new, says Jody Vance. Debate about Vancouver’s chandelier presents an opportunity to rethink the process from the bottom up.