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John, Paul and Mic is a show all about ideas, discussions and innovations in politics, technology and society. John Juricic is an educational entrepreneur & business development evangelist. He's been mucking around dealing with corporate & organizational efficiency and productivity for over 32 years. Reach him via Twitter @jbj59. Paul Holmes works in the financial industry, and is also known for his leadership experience in business, political organization, and social media. Perhaps his best known project is co-producing the annual Social Media Camp conference, Canada's largest social media event. Connect with Paul on Twitter @tpholmes. Mic is a tool. He doesn't have much to contribute, but is an integral part of our team. Connect with Mic on Twitter @ALonelyMic. Follow us on Twitter @JohnPaulandMic, or Like us at Heck, maybe you want to do both!




Interview with Adam Olsen, MLA - Saanich North & the Islands

Well, we last interviewed Adam Olsen in Jan - 2015 - (…clearly the man knows how to dress! So a few things have changed…have a listen to Adam Olsen - MLA talk about “recent” activities…LOL…this interview was conducted at the leg before the 2pm announcement between the Green & NDP parties.

Duration: 00:32:57


Well…after several decades of inactivity…Paul Holmes & I slapped together a podcast…it appears and feels like we’ll be getting off the couch & start regular podcasting again…it also appears that months of inactivity & massive aging has facilitated a complete lack of inhibition…so listen today for the chaos, tomfoolery and general disruptiveness that we call the John, Paul and Mic podcast…anyways… GREAT discussion about next week’s (May 4th-5th) Social Media Camp…Paul Holmes is co-founder...

Duration: 00:25:07

Kalen Harris, Owner Shatterbox Coffee Bar - Community Commentator


Duration: 00:49:55

Political discussion abounds…what to expect over the next year…with politico & national pundit Michael Geoghegan

- lots of crony capitalism references…

Duration: 00:30:19

Social Media Camp 2016 review with Paul Holmes

Well, it’s been a while since our last broadcast…we’ve both been busy…nonetheless, missed doing the broadcast with Paul…so we’re gonna try hard to get back to once a month…today’s JPM is all about Social Media Camp an extra-ordinarily successful digital media conference in beautiful Victoria, BC. Paul is co-founder… Social Media Camp

Duration: 00:24:54

Medical Cannabis Dispensaries with Chad Moats of Raven Herbal

Paul sits down with Chad Moats, proprietor of Raven Herbal, one of the many medical cannabis dispensaries that’s opened recently in Victoria. The conversation meanders around current and historical marijuana and drug laws in Canada, the U.S. and abroad. They also chat about the state of affairs in Canada today, particularly around the impending end to prohibition, and all the legal, moral and societal complexities involved with these changes. “Weed be remiss not to do an episode about...

Duration: 01:06:39

Successful Social Enterprise - The story of the Fernwood NRG & transforming a community - Lee Herrin, ED Fernwood NRG (Part 1)

Fernwood NRG

Duration: 00:45:59

Economic Development in Greater Victoria just took a huge leap forward … with Dallas Gislason

Paul sat down with Dallas Gislason from the Greater Victoria Development Agency to hear about the new model for economic development in our region, and it’s going to be awesome. Dallas, along with support of The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, have been working tirelessly on a better model for our region for years, and we are on the cusp of something great. Listen for details. Also, check out the news on the GVDA website -...

Duration: 00:36:29

Federal Election Panel - FINAL Episode!

*** SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT *** John and Paul are hosting a LIVE election night broadcast at 7:00pm on Monday, October 19th. This will NOT be on this channel, but through a social platform TBD (Livestream, YouTube or the like). Please hit up our Facebook or Twitter to find information about where to tune in.

Duration: 00:54:48

JPM Political Pundit Show #3 - Sept 16th

This is the exciting, often raucous, political panel recorded on September 16th, featuring , a long-time Conservative activist in Victoria, and , representing the NDP point of view and , local Riding President for the Liberal Party. Also very present were John Juricic of & Paul Holmes of&n [...]

Duration: 00:48:46

Eric Jordan, CEO of Codename Entertainment Inc.

Paul is joined “in studio” by local technology legend Eric Jordan. Eric is currently CEO of Codename Entertainment Inc., an award winning game studio founded and based in Victoria.

Duration: 00:56:55

August 27th Political Panel and Periscope Debut

This is the political panel recorded on August 27th, featuring Bruce Hallsor, a long-time Conservative activist in Victoria, and Sonia Théroux, Campaign Manager for Green Party Victoria candidate, Jo-Ann Roberts. We had regrets from both our NDP and Liberal guests lined up for today’s show, and hope to have them both back for the next one.

Duration: 00:42:55

Federal Political Panel 2015 - Part 1 of 4

In a dangerous social experiment, we brought four different viewpoints from four different Federal political party activists into one room. Instead of the predicted implosion of the space-time continuum, we actually had a pretty frank and interesting discussion about the upcoming Federal election, and many issues… A McKenzie Interchange!$1 Billion deficit. Rounding error, or political hay?Apparently we are in, or may h [...]

Duration: 01:02:47

BEER - with Murray Langdon of Vancouver Island Brewery

In this episode, we welcome to the show Murray Langdon, the General Manager of the award winning Vancouver Island Brewery, the oldest craft brewer on Vancouver Island. Given Murray’s long career in journalism prior to coming aboard with Vancouver Island Brewery, we kick off the conversation with a general talk around the state of media in Canada, and get some great insights from somebody [...]

Duration: 00:51:10

Elizabeth May, Green Party of Canada Leader

What’s it like trying to be an authentic politician in Canada, with our unforgiving media, and widespread cynicism? Is Stephen Harper really a fiscal conservative? What would the Green Party do to improve our economy? We ask E [...]

Duration: 00:33:09

Federal Election Political Chat - with Sonia Théroux and Kalen Harris

In the lead up to the Federal election, we are assembling a political panel to look at the bigger picture, and issues that affect us locally. We were joined on June 11th bySonia Théroux, Campaign Manager for Victoria Green Party candidate Jo-Ann Roberts, and Kalen Harris, community advocate and owner ofShatterbox Coffee

Duration: 00:52:33

Politics and Social Media with Allie Valiente and Todd Hauptman

It’s the Social Media Camp podcast cross-over episode. Look for this episode on John, Paul and Mic, and theSocial Media Camp podcast. Crazy, huh? Paul talks to two folks who know a thing or two about politics and social media. One iscurrent journalist, communications consultant, and former communications and campaign manager for British Columbia MLA Mary Polak,Todd Hauptman. The other is communications consultant and former communications coordinator for the British Columbia Liberal Party...

Duration: 00:37:33

The Truth About Workforce Housing in the CRD with special guest Shannon Ren

When we talk about housing policy in Greater Victoria (British Columbia, for all our non-Canadian friends), we usually mean homelessness. Fair enough. We can all agree homelessness is an important issue. But what are the economic implications of high housing prices, both rental and ownership, for our region’s “regular” workers - the middle class, the people that are here, and the smart people our region is trying to attract? Governments in our region tell you they are addressing the issue....

Duration: 00:47:46

The Education Podcast with Jeff Hopkins

This week we kick off with Paul’s thoughts about the importance of reconciling civility and freedoms, in the wake of the Paris terror attacks, then lead into a conversation about the state of B.C.’s education system. We were very excited to be joined by the Founder and Principal Educator at thePacific School of Innovation and Inquiry, a B.C. post-secondary institution that’s breaking the mould and attracting a lot of attention. How do kids learn, what kids should learn, and where all of...

Duration: 00:41:36

Adam Olsen, Interim Leader, BC Green Party

John Paul & Mic start 2015 right out of the gate and interview Adam Olsen, Interim Leader of the BC Provincial Green Party. We ask the challenging questions, why are you wearing purple socks? Why is the left sock on the right foot? LOL…all kidding aside, the Provincial Green’s appeared to end 2014 with good momentum…will it carry into 2015? And why? How will the Provi [...]

Duration: 00:50:40

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