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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta The lethbridge Herald Tliird Section Alberta, Thursday, 1972" 31-38 CJock change elective Sunday on HV TIII; CANADIAN "Spring n r w a r d hi the spring, fal! backward in (lie hi )tf72, for Lhe first lirm', all of Canada all but n litlte bil, Uial follow tho old rule of thumb for doing the right thing at tlic right time with clocks. For it's Iliat time of year again when Canadians ponder whether to put their clixrks forward or backward. Daylight times goes into ef- fect in every province Sunday, April 30. That means thai clocks are advanced one horn1, The little bit of the country where the change will not apply is the eastern two-thirds of Saskatchewan which, in ef- fect, i.s on daylight time all year round though it is not called that. The western third of the province vdil change which means that for months all of Saskatchewan will be on the same time. For the first time in 25 years Alberta, long the holdout, goes 'm daylight time. The change becomes cffei live at 2 a.m. in most inces- Some make it a.m. but the actual moment to the clocks does not matter. The date does: April 30. Anil the hands are advanced. (The moment of indecision occurs again in six months, in (ho fall. Sunday, Ocl. 2H. Put the kinds back an hour for standard time.) ro.vroKMS All of the Atlantic provinces wiL make the change to (lay- light time, uiuler provincial legislation in Newfoundland, New Brunswick and Prince I'M ward Island. In Nova Sco- tia, municipalities have the option of slaying on sUmdard lime but in practice, all of the province lias observed day light time since the Second World War. The official mu ment of change: 12-VI a.m. Sunday, April :su. En Quebec and Ontario, the change is made officially at 2 a.m. and observance of dav- lighl time- is province-wide in both cases Local prevails in On- tario hut for several years all municipalities have changed over. This includes Windsor which long stayed on standard lime Ihc year around to con- form will) acros.s-the-rivor De- troit where citizens in Uie past Jiave turned down in plcbi- sciles proposals to observe daylight time in sumjner. Ail of Manitoba also make.1; the change, officially at 2 a.m., and in Saskatchewan the weslern third goes on cen- ti'al standard equiv- alent of daylight time for that portion of the province nor- mally operates on mountain time. The eastern two-Illirds years ago switched to centra] standard from mountain standard and slays on that time 12 months a year. The significant c Manges ccnr in Alberla. That province banned day- light timt: in lil'ta and dun thfl years the majority of Alber- tans were opposed to change1, f.iist ycai, however, lij.vri per cent u[ Jiyij.TiHi vuted opted for I hi1 switch. Tin- if snll was lakfii imlk'iilive of Iliu decline in the population of rurtii regions hadi- tifinally opposed lo 1inie, IIASNI.i; IX British Columbia fur ha.- marie the change to day- Ugln lime un -A province-wide ha.sis and will do so ibis year t limit: h ihe picture of conformily is rlmideil in the Cranbrouk ai ca of southern B.C. That area. Ixn-iuj.-.f nf its proximity to Albert a where until this year m o u n I a i n .standard time prevailed, oper- ated on mounlain one hour ahead of the rest of B.C. I In I fie In summer. It rallwl ii daylight tinv.', bul the HcK'ks did iiul change. Alln-riii changing tn rhiyliglu time- -in effect, Urn Mine still will be one hour ahead of Citlumbia UK; fxiH'ulK P biKinl of i he repmtJEi] dis tricl IhouqM ii lw loss confusing if Ci anbrook weni on mountain T2 months n yc'-ac. The H.C. "no." Thr hoard plans tu appeal ihe rul- ing bul meantime. OanhrwiV: are expected 1') IR- nou- what Victoria said. The nine i on version uill pose no problems li'ans- (.'oiiipanic.s v, Ii i c h oner operated nn standurd j lime ihe year. I They now operate im local 11 UK's LADY GODIVA? Has ihe lady legend who rode naked through the streets of Coventry, England, come aghosling to Colombia, S.C.? Not really. On close investiga- lion lady Gocfiva's 20th century cousin Jurned oul to be a bare-backed halter and shorts which are hidden from view by her hair and the horse. Socreds plan 7 M'b F