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 teachers and schooooool’s back; get into the crack down on covidiots; dig into the cost of development and what the City of Vancouver is going to do without hundreds of millions of expected dollars they will not see now; and did you know there is a new federal finance minister — and the person is highly competent and the right choice for the job. (See what we didn’t say there?)
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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.
Theme song: Piers Affleck
Produced at: www.curvecommunications.com
- Jokes, in the style of Dads! Meetings, in private rooms! Housing, at the pace of glaciers! Last week’s UnSpun fully warranted three exclamation points.
- This week’s #BCPOLI Hotstove saw a now-former finance minister fresh out of bucks to give.
- Jody’s column this week starts with an admission – she was wrong about the bubble. What?