John and Mic

Labour Market chat - Lyle Henry, Employment & Training Programs Manager, Songhees Nation

Listen to the first session of a regular podcast series with Lyle Henry, Employment & Training Programs Manager with the Songhees Nation. We chat about:

  • connecting the local First Nations community with local Industry job opportunities
  • we review the historical context...the current state with a glimpse to the future
  • a review of online job boards, digital job do community members currently look for job opportunities...
  • how is technology adopted in this process?


Katie Kroeker - Pacific Ridge Landscapes

For this podcast Denny Warner & I interviewed Katie Kroeker, Owner/Designer of Pacific Ridge Landscapes and Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Board member. 

It's a fantastic Peninsula business story…reflecting on their core offerings, labour market challenges and the "Peninsula Business Advantage", this is a must hear podcast!

Our chat with Mitchell Morse of “The Fickle Fig Market”

In our inaugural podcast highlighting Peninsula business, we chatted with Mitchell Morse of The Fickle Fig Farm Market

Denny Warner, CEO of the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, and I (John Juricic) will be regularly chatting with Peninsula Chamber of Commerce businesses and listening to their extraordinary stories. 

This podcast with Mitchell Morse of The Fickle Fig Market was so much fun! We talked about Mitchell's past and how he eventually settled his business in North Saanich...his food & agricultural principles and values...we chatted about The Fickle Fig Market's great & tasty products...and where The Fickle Fig Market looks to expand in the future. 

CBC Interview - All Points West with Robyn Burns

My interview with Robyn specific to Workforce Housing on the Peninsula.

Radio Sidney February 1st - Peninsula Affairs - Sidney Economic Development Discussion

Adam Olsen visits Nicholson Manufacturing…and more business chatter

  • who are Nicholson Manufacturing…what do they do?
  • we discuss the lack of skilled trades available to manufacturing companies…
  • how does automation and innovation fit into the operational processes? What are the consequences for employees…
    • are the educational institutions aligned with the training requirements?
  • what are the transportation implications for moving these industry products?
    • what is the role of our airport & ferries?

Kathyrn’s 91.3 “The Zone” December 2018 interview - The Gift of Good Food

Adam Olsen visits Epicure…and more business chatter

Take a listen to our continuing podcast series focusing on Peninsula business. Recently Adam visited Epicure Selections ( in North Saanich - a great global company! #epicurerocks / #peninsulaindustry / #adamolsen


A Conversation with Adam Olsen, MLA - Saanich North & the Islands

Adam, Mic & I begin a regular podcast feature highlighting all things business on the Peninsula. Listen in to our inaugural chat right after quite the day at the legislature…

Rishi Sharma - Saanich Council candidate 2018 - the campaign journey, a personal introspective

Rishi Sharma - Saanich Council 2018 Candidate ( - the campaign journey, a personal introspection...the politics of signs, all candidates meetings, early morning interview from the Gordon Head Recreation Center.