[tz] Alberta MLA to table bill aimed at ending DST

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Sat Dec 17 19:42:19 UTC 2016

On 2016-12-17 10:34, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>> "Brian" == Brian Inglis <Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca> writes:
> Brian> Now question is: Do we want to stay on Mountain Standard Time
> Brian> all year, do we want to go to Mountain Daylight time? 
> It has never made sense to call something "Daylight time" if it's
> year-round. Just pull the neighbor standard time.  And if that makes
> even less sense that also tells me that you hate "the sun overhead at
> noon" for unjustified (to me) reasons.

It's a pull quote from the article subhead, which I thought summarized 
the state of the public discussion at the moment.

Aren't we used to seeing these pronouncements by politicians, 
bureaucrats, and journalists about keeping "daylight" time year round?

Saskatchewan, fixed on CST -0600, is often referred to as switching 
from CST to MDT in summer, and is shown as such on the NRC official time 
Summer Time Zones map at: 

If Alberta changes, there could possibly be further changes north in the 
North West Territories.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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