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Legislative committee agrees to more public consultation on Daylight Saving Time

A government committee determined Albertans will have until late July to provide written submissions about whether the province should get off Daylight Saving Time.

After a lengthy debate Thursday, the committee decided stakeholders have until July 21 and the general public has until July 28 to send in written submissions. 267 more words

Canada

Five star review on The Great Daylight Saving Time Controversy

An excellent five star review on my ebook, The Great Daylight Saving Time Controversy, has been posted at Amazon. Grady Harp says: “Finally, in this learned book, Chris Pearce enlightens us, presents both sides of the fence of those who find it beneficial and those who wish it would go away!” The reviewer describes the book as a “navigable treatise on the history of and the value and frustrations of daylight saving time.” 106 more words

Daylight Saving Time Book

The clock JUMPED forward by an hour!

Previously, I would wonder… like seriously?! How can humans willingly deceive themselves and make the clock jump forward or go back by an hour?! Isn’t this just pure deception? 933 more words

Canada

Maine House Votes To Change Time Zones If Mass. & NH Go First

AUGUSTA, Maine (CBS) – The push by some New England states to change time zones and ditch the twice-yearly ritual of turning clocks back and forth has taken another step forward. 290 more words

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A Visit With a Japanese Family in 1964 Part 4: "It's Supper Time!"

Here is part 4 of a series on how the Organizing Committee of the Tokyo Olympics in 1964 presented the typical Japanese family to the world. 334 more words

Tokyo 1964

April 25, 1932

Mon., 25  Daylight saving time, and morning devotions come at 7-15. I cut a dress (part of one) from the green broadcloth I got from Sears & Roebuck Co. 35 more words

DIARIES

Times they were a-changing

At the end of last month we went through the twice yearly ritual of changing the clocks by an hour. In the USA they did it at the beginning of the month so as to confuse us should we want to contact them in March. 550 more words

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