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Time Change tonight – except for the Peace Region

first_imgIn a 1974 referendum vote, Peace River Regional District Communities voted to change our time zone to Mountain Standard Time all year round.The referendum had four options on it, including the Mountain Standard Time and Mountain Standard with Daylight Savings Time.Most residents wanted the second option, but accidently voted for Mountain Standard Time without Daylight Savings Time. Canadians who are sleep deprived get a small break this weekend as most of Canada switches from daylight saving time to standard time.Before going to bed tonight, most of the country will turn their clocks back one hour, and enjoy an extra hour of sleep, except for Fort St. John and the BC Peace Country.  We do not follow daylight savings time and our time will stay the same.There are a number of other places in Canada where the time change does not apply — most notably Saskatchewan, which stays on standard time all the time.- Advertisement -Daylight time returns next March 14th.While the time change means most Canadians will get an extra hour of sleep, those working Saturday overnight shifts get the short end of the stick.They have to spend an extra hour on the job.Advertisementlast_img read more

Coral Daily Download – Premier League title next for FA Cup winners Arsenal?

first_imgDave Stevens joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds.The Coral spokesman reflects on Arsenal’s FA Cup final victory over Aston Villa and reveals the Gunners are 5/1 to go on and clinch the Premier League title next season.He looks at the contenders to become Newcastle United’s next manager, with Patrick Vieira emerging as the even-money favourite for the job.And he also looks at the names in the running to take charge of their rivals Sunderland, stating Phillip Cocu [6/4 favourite] is leading Sam Allardyce and Sean Dyche in the betting.Coral is the official betting partner of the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfastlast_img read more