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UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 131

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 focus on coyote attacks in Stanley Park; wildfires burning across BC; and, only in Vancouver! A city councillor gives out hard drugs, on a street corner, in front of the police department.

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Jody Vance

George Affleck



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.

Theme song: Piers Affleck

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  • Last week, UnSpun pondered JWR's political future, and wondered why the Vancouver Park Board always manages to park itself.
  • Justin P. Goodrich says enough time has passed for A Second Look at the last US election, and what it means on the world stage.
  • Heatwave fallout, Green-on-Green politicking, and a Very Surrey Summer highlighted this week's BCPOLI Hotstove.