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UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 110

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.

Jody and George get into the tangled mess and planning hell at City Hall in Vancouver; then they wonder how a tow truck company could simply drop off a derelict trailer in a city park; and finally, it’s a pandemic, people. Just follow the rules for now. It’s not that hard.


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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 can also be seen writing columns for Vancouver is Awesome, and a guest host on CKNW. A published author, a former CBC journalist and comedy writer, George is also an avid traveler, having lived in Sweden, Denmark, the UK, Taiwan, and Israel.

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  • Last week on UnSpun, Jody and George discussed the even-more-staggering overdose numbers, and the giant mess - both figurative and literal - at Strathcona Park.
  • Gaby Wickstrom offers a slightly different take on public health orders and messaging - nagging gets to be counterproductive. Instead, show what doing better looks like.
  • I like to listen back to classic podcasts to remember the Before Times. And I'm betting you do, too. In UnSpun 7, Jody and George discussed the 2019 provincial budget, snow in Vancouver, and the Plecas Report. Which one, you ask? Click and find out.