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UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck -- Episode 105

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.

It’s year three of a four-year term for your municipal councils. Are you happy with your locally elected and should they be taking pay raises? The cost of pre-zoning and why it fuels speculation. And finally — Covid-19 vaccines, are you ready and willing?


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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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  • Speaking of Year Three, last week's UnSpun was the official kickoff to the (wait for it) third year of the show. Only difference is the four-year mandate. Jody and George can keep doing this show forever, if I have anything to say about it. And I do!
  • Jody Vance references the big news in her world: as an essential caregiver, she has received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Here's how it happened.
  • Vancouver City Councillor Sarah Kirby-Yung walked you through the process (and more) of how the city moved towards establishing a new office. WATCH THE SAUSAGE GET MADE.