Robin Puga

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About Robin Puga

Host and executive producer Robin Puga has been with Each For All from its beginning in 2006. Robin studied at the British Columbia Institute of Co-operative Studies (BCICS) and is active in the co-op community. In addition to working in the technology sector he’s a founding member of the CanTrust worker co-op and previous board member of the BC Co-op Association.

BC is set to Make Housing Central in municipal election

Thom Armstrong, CEO of CFHBC Thom Armstrong, CEO of the Co-op Housing Federation of BC, speaks on the number 1 issue on voter’s minds as they step into the ballot boxes for the municipal elections - Affordable Housing.  One way to temper our speculative housing market is to take some housing out of [...]

By |2022-10-12T08:59:24-07:00October 11th, 2022|Show|0 Comments

BC Co-ops receive $2 million provincial investment

On July 26, 2022, the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction put out a press release announcing an unprecedented investment in the BC Co-op sector. It outlines how a $2 million dollar investment from the province was matched by others in the co-op sector. The funds will go to helping co-operative businesses, while expanding [...]

By |2022-08-04T10:46:32-07:00August 2nd, 2022|Show|0 Comments

Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA) with Margaret Pfoh (CEO)

Margaret Pfoh, Chief Executive Office of Aboriginal Housing Management Association On Canada’s National Indigenous People’s Day, June 21st, we were pleased to host Margaret Pfoh, the Chief Executive Office of Aboriginal Housing Management Association.  For over 25 years, the Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA) has been working tirelessly to coordinate the work of over [...]

By |2022-09-30T15:07:32-07:00June 21st, 2022|Show|0 Comments

Mornington Communications Co-operative

Mornington has been serving rural residents in Perth County, Ontario, since 1919. It began as a municipal telephone system using operators and party lines. In 1964 direct dial technology came on board and in 1994, Mornington Municipal Telephone System became Mornington Communications Co-operative. With a head office in Milverton and satellite offices in Stratford, Wellesley [...]

By |2022-03-25T08:33:53-07:00March 22nd, 2022|Show|0 Comments

Ukrainian Agricultural Co-ops in Crisis! / Canadian Co-op Sector Update

Agricultural production cannot be disrupted mid-season, mid-process. Farmers are tied to their land and animals. So what happens to agricultural co-ops during war? Sofia Burtak and Iryna Volovyk, co-op developers with Ukraine's Coop Academy, explain what is has been like on the ground. This interview was recorded on March 1 with Sara Vicari of aroundtheworld.coop. [...]

By |2022-03-17T09:04:49-07:00March 15th, 2022|Show|0 Comments

A Place to Call Home: Stories of Black Canadians (Housing Central panel)

On February 15th, our friends at Housing Central hosted a panel discussion titled “A Place to Call Home: Stories of Black Canadians”. We at Each For All are grateful to share this educational discussion with you, our listeners. Panelists Selwyn Jacob, Deborah Dobbins, Rachael Otukol, and El Jones shared a powerful, challenging and enlightening discussion.  [...]

By |2022-03-14T00:06:00-07:00February 22nd, 2022|Show|0 Comments

Jessica Gordon-Nembhard on Racial Justice and Co-operatives

Each For All: The Co-operative Connection is pleased to bring you the keynote speech from this past year’s CASC conference - Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard speaks on Racial Justice and Co-operatives. The Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation or CASC is a multidisciplinary network of researchers and practitioners whose work involves co-operatives and co-operation.  It is [...]

By |2022-02-28T11:01:56-08:00February 8th, 2022|Show|0 Comments

Co-ops Provide Relief During BC Storms/Affordable Housing Update

Aerial shot of Abbotsford flooded November, 2021, brought British Columbia terrible storms, floods and mudslides in what already has been a year marked by a heat dome and wildfires. Hit particularly hard was the Fraser Valley, Merritt, Princeton and numerous First Nations communities.  The stories of neighbours coming to the aid of those [...]

By |2021-12-15T15:26:27-08:00November 30th, 2021|Show|0 Comments

Co-op Week with Zoë Creighton and Kaslo Community Fitness Co-op

It’s Co-op Week! Each For All is excited to be welcoming listeners through Kootenay Co-op Radio CJLY 93.5 FM in Nelson, BC! Our illustrious guest Zoë Creighton helped us make the connection! We are stoked to be syndicated to the Kootenays! For those who might not know what Co-op Week is all about, the Co-ops [...]

By |2021-10-21T08:54:50-07:00October 19th, 2021|Show|1 Comment

Modo and Worker Co-ops: Co-ops leading social change, again!

The team at Each for All stands in solidarity with Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc peoples. We respectfully mourn & join the calls for honouring the 215 Indigenous children through meaningful action & implementation of the Truth And Reconciliation Commission recommendations.  We broadcast from unceded, traditional and ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.   We [...]

By |2021-07-05T20:23:11-07:00June 1st, 2021|Show|0 Comments