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.
Was he pushed or did he leave of his own accord? Jody and George speculate on the sudden departure of Vancouver’s Director of Planning, Gil Kelley. Then they go deep on how to fix city hall — seriously deep. And finally, don’t let your dogs do drugs, or more clearly, watch out for cannabis that dogs seem to be sniffing out with scary consequences.
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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’s UnSpun was very happy about one thing in particular and very animated about another thing in particular.
- George and Jody cover her column this week, on the quietly growing problem of pets eating discarded cannabis products – and getting very sick.
- Joseph Quesnel: First Nations need safe drinking water now. Like, today.