You know the drill. Each year, Albertans have to reset the clocks on their stoves and in their cars to switch from daylight saving time to standard time and back again. If you're sick of "springing forward" and "falling back" each year and all the confusion and headaches it brings, then the Albertan government wants to hear from you. If you really want to cancel Alberta's daylight saving time, then now is the time to let the UCP government know.
Right now, Albertans can voice their opinion on whether or not the province should make moves to stop changing the clocks twice a year.
You can fill out your feedback form online now until Tuesday, December 10.
When B.C. asked British Columbians what their thoughts were, an overwhelming majority of 93% were in favour of scrapping the twice yearly time change.
This isn't the first time that Alberta has made moves to ditch the time switch.
Back in 2017, a bill that would have made changes was killed by a legislative committee.
Now, in 2019, the issue is back up for debate and Albertans are being asked to weigh in.
Albertans have until December 10 to voice their opinion of either to "c
Since B.C. put forward legislation to end the time change recently on October 31, it could be a great time for Alberta to make the change too so that Western Canada is all on the same page.
B.C. is even named on the landing page where Albertans can voice their opinion, "Consider our neighbouring provinces, for example, the government of BC tabled legislation in October moving the province to summer hours all year long."
Plus, Saskatchewan already doesn't switch between daylight saving time and standard time already.
Whether you love getting that extra hour of sleep in the fall or you can't wait to ditch the time change, now's the time to let the UCP know.