Tis the season for Cher Memes! “It I Could Turn Back Time” Well we all can! Daylight Savings Time began in Canada on March 11 and comes to an end as we officially Fall Back at 2am Sunday November 4th. Northern Ontario’s Port Arthur was the first town in Canada to start changing its clocks twice a year in 1908. The concept was originally proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1784, but people thought he was kidding. The idea came up again in the 1890s and started to gain popularity. Germany was the first country to implement Daylight Saving Time in 1916. It made the change as a way to cut back on coal costs. Daylight Saving wasn’t widely implemented in North America until 1966, when it was standardized in the U.S. through the Uniform Time Act. 70 plus countries observe “DST” but most African and Asian nations don’t have it and the European Union is currently considering abandoning the practice. Places in Canada that do not observe Daylight Savings Time include most of the province of Saskatchewan, Peace River Regional District, B.C. Fort Nelson, B.C. Creston, B.C. Pickle Lake, Ont. New Osnaburgh, Ont. Atikokan, Ont. and Quebec’s north shore. Fire Officials remind everybody to change batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms.
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