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UnSpun with Jody Vance and George Affleck — Episode 99

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 talk dollars, taxes, spin and the decriminalization of drug possession — AKA, another week in Vancouver; how Vaughn Palmer connects Covid case spike to a recent provincial election; when will we get our vaccine in Canada; and — keep hope alive. his back with some post provincial election chat and his own personal experience of being a candidate in the provincial election.


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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 also looked long and hard at the goings-on at Vancouver City Hall, drug decriminalization, and VERY strongly-worded letters.
  • Jody Vance mentions her out-of-left-field idea to get people back engaged and following COVID-19 updates - because hell, what worked in April obviously isn't working now.
  • This week's #BCPOLI Hotstove talked the new (interim) Leader of the Official Opposition, COVID fatigue, amd much more.