Spring forward; fall back. These words help
people remember how Daylight Saving Time affects their clocks.
Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead one
hour next Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 a.m.
New for 2007
Beginning this spring, Daylight Saving Time
will take place at 2:00 a.m. on March 11, the second Sunday in March. Also,
for the first time, Daylight Saving Time will end in the fall on November 4,
the first Sunday in November.
Before 2007, Daylight Saving Time in most of
Canada was observed between the first Sunday in April until the last Sunday
Why do we change our clocks to Daylight
Daylight Saving Time maximizes the number of
daylight hours when people are awake. As a result, we can conserve energy.
For example, people use less electricity to light their homes when there are
more daylight hours.
Facts about Daylight Saving Time: