Mar 8, 2020 – Daylight Saving Time Starts. When local standard time is about to reach Sunday, March 8, 2020, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 8, 2020, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.
Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on Mar 8, 2020 than the day before. There will be more light in the evening.
Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.
The time change will mean an hour of sleep is lost, darker in the early mornings, but an extra hour of light in the evening.
Starting this weekend, early risers in Vancouver will get to enjoy a few extra rays at the start of their day as daylight saving time ends. Residents are reminded to turn their clocks ahead one hour this weekend when Daylight Saving Time goes into effect.
Although cellphones automatically adjust the time, some may need to turn their clocks manually an hour earlier before going to bed on Saturday.
Last year, the B.C. government launched an online survey to observe the public opinion on DST
The survey showed 93 per cent of the respondents preferred to change to a year-round observance of DST rather than the practice of “springing forward” and “falling back.”
-With files from Kirsten Clarke