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.

Andrea Harris (BCCA) & NorWest Co-op Community Health

Andrea Harris, the outgoing executive director of the BC Co-op Association, shares reflections on the co-op sector. And Corey Mohr, Community Development Coordinator, for NorWest Co-op Community Health shares their approach to community health during the pandemic.

By |2021-02-28T10:50:28-08:00February 2nd, 2021|Show|0 Comments

MP Jenny Kwan on Affordable Housing & Co-op Checkins

Listen in as our honourable member of parliament for East Vancouver, Jenny Kwan, and guest Thom Armstrong discuss the challenges facing housing co-operatives in these extraordinary times. As well, our regular checkins bring you news from the co-op sector.

By |2020-12-07T20:55:57-08:00December 1st, 2020|Show|0 Comments

Bridging Inequities: The Power of Co-ops

On Oct 31, 2020, Each For All producer, and co-op educator, Robin Puga was asked to present at the CHF BC Fall Educational Conference. https://www.chf.bc.ca/event/fall-education-conference-virtual/ The following information and links were presented in Robin's afternoon workshop.  Bridging Inequities: The Power of Co-ops – Fall Education Conference: Oct 31, 2020 In this session you’ll learn how [...]

By |2020-10-31T15:02:21-07:00October 31st, 2020|News|0 Comments

SaveMEC Campaign Goes To Court/Mobilizing for the Climate Emergency w Seth Klein

SaveMEC.ca! Each For All continues its search for answers as to how we can stop this from happening again. We begin with an update on the legal battles being waged by members with the support of the Canadian co-operative sector. As well, our producer Vesta interviews Seth Klein whose new book A GOOD WAR: MOBILIZING CANADA FOR THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY is getting plenty of attention.

By |2020-09-30T07:20:07-07:00September 29th, 2020|Show|0 Comments

MEC Members Bypassed in Sale of Assets to U.S. Firm

On Monday September 14, news broke that Mountain Equipment Co-op's board of directors had unanimously approved a deal to sell MEC's assets to a private U.S. firm.  MEC never asked its members (more than 5 million) to weigh in. What happened to Co-operative Principle #2 - Democratic Member Control? Listen in and find out.

By |2020-09-30T07:13:32-07:00September 22nd, 2020|Show|2 Comments

Co-ops in the time of COVID – w/ John Kay, Thom Armstrong & Ross Gentleman / special guest Adam Trott

This is our monthly checkin for August 4th, 2020. Panel guests are John Kay, Thom Armstrong and Ross Gentleman. We continue our discussion of the impact of COVID-19 on co-operatives. Special guest Adam Trott is the recent winner of St. Mary's University - International Centre for Co-operative Management's essay competition #Co-ops4JustEconomy.

By |2020-09-10T10:54:56-07:00August 4th, 2020|Show|0 Comments

Co-ops in the time of COVID – Check-ins with John Kay, Thom Armstrong & Ross Gentleman

This is our monthly checkin for April 7th, 2020. The entire world has changed in the 5 weeks since we last spoke. Tonight we discuss what the present and future holds for co-operatives in the time of COVID. How impactful will this pandemic be on the co-op sector and our world? What can we look forward to?

By |2020-04-07T16:04:26-07:00April 7th, 2020|Show|0 Comments