Stalin Township to Hansen Township
Josef Stalin, Stalin Township, historic city name changes, controversial places, Rick Hansen, Ukrainian Canadians
This timeline offers viewers a brief history of the Canadian Hansen Township, and the journey of its original controversial name and how it came to be changed. Specifically, it provides background information on Stalin as a figure of war, Hansen as a Canadian hero, and how the two are related in the context of this township. The timeline covers different sections of history: Stalin’s role in the war and his actions, Hansen’s life and his impact, the original naming of the township, the renaming of the township, and the aftermath of the renaming.
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© Duncan Levings, Paula Miquelarena, Zhenlin Liu, Natalie Sandoval-Prieto
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Levings, Duncan; Miquelarena, Paula; Liu, Zhenlin; and Sandoval-Prieto, Natalie, "Stalin Township to Hansen Township" (2020). Controversial Commemorations in Ontario: Fall 2020. 7.