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.

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

From the Archives: The Role of Co-ops in Sustainable Development

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, on the occasion of the 2016 International Day of Co-operatives, July 2nd 2016, said: “I urge Governments to create an enabling environment for cooperatives to thrive and grow. Let us harness the power of co-operatives to achieve the SDGs and create a world of dignity and opportunity for all."

By |2020-02-10T16:58:30-08:00February 11th, 2020|Show|0 Comments

Unifor and Federated Co-ops Limited Locked in Labour Dispute at Regina Refinery

800 Federated Co-operatives Limited employees, members of labour union Unifor-594, have been locked out of their workplace in a Regina refinery since December 5, 2019. This dispute, starting from pension plan disagreements and escalating into a full protest in the last few weeks, has grabbed Canada-wide media attention, putting the word 'co-op' front and center for [...]

By |2020-02-05T08:47:14-08:00January 30th, 2020|Show|0 Comments

From the Archives: Green City Growers & Evergreen Energy Solutions

  This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.      Joshua Peterman explores a fascinating model for developing social enterprises in Cleveland, Ohio.  On this [...]

By |2019-11-26T13:47:54-08:00November 28th, 2019|Show|0 Comments

From the Archives: Association of Cooperative Educators

This is an episode of our From the Archives series, where shows that got lost in our private archives now get their chance to shine. Because of the changing nature of time, some information may be outdated.  The Association of Cooperative Educators (ACE) has been a leading figure in co-op education since its founding in [...]

By |2019-10-03T09:09:15-07:00October 3rd, 2019|Show|0 Comments