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UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck -- Episode 130

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.

This week, Jody and George speculate on MP Jody Wilson-Raybould’s next move after her decision to leave federal politics; then it’s untangling Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart’s credit-stealing tweet and press releases; also — Vancouver Park Board — really?; and finally, wildfires, big announcements and a new Governor General. It’s a packed week.

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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, 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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