Few facts on Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time 2017: When do we set the clocks back?

This is the weekend most Canadians will gain an hour of sleep as they switch from daylight saving time to standard time.

Before you go to bed Saturday night, keep in mind to set the clocks back one hour, as Daylight Saving Time ends. As you prepare to reset your watches, alarms, and microwaves, explore eight facts about daylight saving time that might surprise you. Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday.

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The bill, first enacted a decade ago, was meant to ease the country's energy problems.

5, the daylight periods will become gradually longer leading up to the return of Daylight Saving Time in March. In the past year alone, 14 state legislatures have debated bills aimed at revising how we keep time. Nonetheless, when people get an extra hour in the fall, the incidents of heart attacks are less than usual.

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Some states have tried to get rid of daylight saving time but haven't been successful. But this also means that the sun will be setting earlier and earlier in the afternoon in the coming weeks. Due to the scorching temperatures in their unique desert climate, no one wanted an extra hour of sunshine and heat. Studies have shown that during the first week of daylight saving time there is a spike in the number of reported heart attacks. Daylight saving is repealed in 1919, but continues to be recognized in certain areas of the United States. University of California Santa Barbara economists calculated that Indiana's move to statewide daylight saving time in 2006 led to a 1-percent rise in residential electricity use through additional demand for air conditioning on summer evenings and heating in early spring and late fall mornings.

There are plenty of countries and even some states-looking at you, Arizona and Hawaii-that choose not to tweak their clocks at all.

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Many countries near the equator do not adjust their clocks for daylight saving.

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