Daylight Saving Time Is Happening Soon & You'll Lose An Hour Of Sleep

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Daylight Saving Time Canada 2021 Will Take Away An Hour Of Sleep

With daylight saving time in Canada for 2021 happening soon, people in most parts of the country will lose an hour of sleep when the clocks change.

The time change is meant to make better use of natural daylight by having the clocks go forward in the spring and then go back in the fall.

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With the start of daylight saving time, the clocks will go forward one hour, which means you'll lose an hour of sleep overnight.

On March 14, when the clock is supposed to hit 2:00 a.m. local time, it'll change to 3:00 a.m. local time instead.

After that, the sunrise and sunset will be about an hour later than the day before which means there will be more light in the evening.

Not every place in Canada does this though and others are trying to get it scrapped.

Yukon got rid of time changes in March 2020, Saskatchewan hasn't done them in decades and some spots in B.C., Ontario, Quebec and Nunavut keep the clocks the same all year long.

According to Time and Date, while Germany was the first country to use daylight saving time nationally in 1916, it was actually first used in Thunder Bay, Ontario as early as 1908.

Lisa Belmonte
Trending Senior Staff Writer
Lisa Belmonte is a Senior Staff Writer for Narcity Canada’s Trending Desk focused on government of Canada jobs and is based in Ontario.
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