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UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 73

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.

George and Jody untangle the mess that was the Mayor of Vancouver's press conference; wonder why Vancouver needs more communications staff -- 44!; and talk big court decisions, masks and Twitter "clarifying" a certain President's tweets.


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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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  • Last week's UnSpun wasn't really an unspun - like that one off-brand James Bond movie from a different studio. But - like that off-brand Bond film - was still fun and worth a watch.
  • This week's BCPOLI Hotstove was also back to classic configuration.
  • Back in April, UnSpun 65 also raised many a glass to the legion of communications staffers at Vancouver City Hall.