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Robin Puga

Robin Puga co-hosts an educational radio program on Vancouver Co-op Radio.

Each for All: The Co-operative Connection explores topics related to co-operative and social economy organizations. Robin has served on the boards of the British Columbia Co-operative Association, the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation and Vancouver Co-operative Radio. From 2002-2008, Robin was Technology Director of the British Columbia Institute for Co-operative Studies (BCICS). Today, Robin spends his weekdays as the Chief Technology Officer of Affinity Bridge, a values-led web and mobile application development company in Vancouver.

In 2009, Robin and two friends formed CanTrust Hosting Co-operative to provide Canadian-based managed web hosting solutions for non-profit and community organizations. This worker co-op currently employs four people and supports the online needs of over 200 community organizations and businesses.

Robin will be a plenary panelist in the 2020 Fall Education Conference and will facilitate the workshop Bridging Inequities: the Power of Co-ops.

Robin will also facilitate the workshop Building Co-operative Community at the 2020 Housing Central Conference.