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Incorporation a “big step” for co-op hoping to save historic building

A campaign to save Thunder Bay’s Finnish labour temple, including the famous Hoito restaurant, has taken a major step forward.

A community group organizing to purchase the building formally incorporated earlier this week as the Finlandia Co-operative of Thunder Bay...

The co-operative will soon begin offering memberships to the public, as well as businesses and non-profits – a chance to support and have a voice in the movement to keep the building in community hands.

Corporate membership will be offered on a sliding scale based on the organization’s annual revenue, ranging from $300 per year up to $2,000 for companies earning over $2 million in annual revenue.

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