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November 01, 2023

Mark the date to turn clocks back an hour Sunday Nov 5, 2023

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BY SOUTHGREY.CA STAFF — Enjoy an extra hour this weekend. Daylight Saving Time will end on the first Sunday in November. That means that clocks will be set back one hour at 2 am this Sunday, November 5, giving us more light in the morning and less light in the evening.

Most of Canada observes Daylight Saving Time, however portions of Saskatchewan and small areas inside British Columbia remain on Standard Time year-round.

According to Farmers' Almanac, farmers are not to blame for Daylight Saving Time, although they are often credited with its inception. The practice was originally adopted as a fuel-saving measure during the First World War.


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