Discontinuance of Annual Time Change

Year
2016
Category
NCLGA Ref#
B18

Status

NCLGA Executive Recommendation: Endorse

Details

WHEREAS the Province of BC has the authority to regulate time change and currently observes Pacific Standard Time with an annual time change to Daylight Saving time but for certain areas of the North and Southeast corners of the Province;

AND WHEREAS data supporting the occurrence of adverse health effects on individuals following the annual time change and negating the energy savings argument continues to grow:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NCLGA and the UBCM lobby the Provincial Government to consider discontinuing the annual time change within the Province of BC.