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 jump in! The federal election continues to surprise with a dead heat and the Conservatives continue to drive the agenda; anti-tax protests further divide the vax on non-vax people, which never ends well; and speaking of animals versus humans — multiple attacks by coyotes in Stanley Park has more people calling for their full removal from the 1,000 acre park in the City of Vancouver – but will that happen?
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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, 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
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