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UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck -- Episode 32

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.

In this week's episode, Jody and George talk the truth about Trudeau, examine the economic impact of a US recession, deal with the future of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, and laud Lyft and the future of ride sharing in BC.


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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.


  • Ada Slivinski on the looming shortage of ride sharing drivers, and the only way to fill it.
  • This wasn't the first hornet's nest on Twitter Jody Vance kicked up - last month, it was Bike Twitter.
  • Compare and contrast how George and Jody assessed the various federal election campaigns on UnSpun 23 back in June.