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MLAS Say No To Alberta Standard Time

Prepare for an extra hour of sleep as we “fall back” this weekend. Daylight savings time comes to an end Sunday at 2:00 a.m. MST.

The proposed Alberta Standard Time Act was voted down Monday despite nearly 2/3 of those surveyed supporting the plan to scrap time-change. The proposal would have meant Alberta and Saskatchewan would be on the same time year-round.

Concern was raised by the NHL over game start times. WestJet also worried about the impact on early morning flights.

The proposal was voted down 46 to 6 in Monday’s session.

Story by Tricia Kindleman.

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