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 ask whether or not speed and supply of the COVID-19 vaccines are mutually exclusive; why long term care facilities seem to be getting the short end of the stick every time in BC; how marketing 101 is part of Dr. Bonnie’s strategy; whether the City of Vancouver’s new parking fee is really just a tax grab; and, what is up with the NPA political party in Vancouver.
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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 can also be seen writing columns for Vancouver is Awesome, and a guest host on CKNW. A published author, a former 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
Produced at: www.curvecommunications.com
- Last week on UnSpun, Jody and George took trips to Rideau Hall, the White House, and Vancouver City Hall.
- Over on #BCPOLI Hotstove, discussion zeroed in on “we’re asking you to do more,” and what people who are already doing everything are supposed to react.
- Jody references her column on public health messaging – quick, pause the show, click here and read, and you’re all caught up. And welcome back!