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 tackle gang crimes and whether or not decisions being made are the right ones. Next, the decampment of Strathcona – which is not the end of campsites. Plus, whose job its it to save the PNE? Finally, kids getting COVID vaccine might be the most efficient roll-out of all.
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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 hit the highs (party time on the beach?) and the lows (Vaccine Hunger Games).
- Earlier this week, Jody makes the case (the plea?) to have laws recognize reality and just let people have a damn beer in the park.
- Don’t miss the debut episode of The Orca’s newest podcast, Ellected – a show about women in politics by women in politics. Host Sarah Elder-Chamanara welcomes Green Party of Canada leader Annamie Paul.