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UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 83

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 pitch tents, navigation centres, transit, masks, back to school and … national sports! All in a good day’s work.


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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 studied up on school, wondered about WE, and dreamed about a drink in the park, which is something most of the world can Except Vancouver. For reasons.
  • Take off, eh? Jody Vance wondered why we've just accepted the additional risk of full plane loads.
  • BC is grappling with more than one public health crisis. But as Jordan Bateman notes, the one getting less attention is considerably more deadly.