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Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday

Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday

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Losing an hour of sleep is in store for you this weekend as daylight saving time begins on Sunday, March 12.

Beginning at 2 a.m. local time, clocks will advance one hour to 3 a.m.

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Fall Back: Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

Fall Back: Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

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Fall colours can be seen in foliage on the Canadore Trails, in North Bay, Ont. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Wendy McCann)

It’s time for it to get dark at 4 p.m. (in a few more weeks) — daylight saving time ends on Sunday, November 6.

That means you’ll have to turn your clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. local time to 1 a.m.

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Don’t Forget to Adjust Your Clocks on Sunday

Don’t Forget to Adjust Your Clocks on Sunday

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You might not have as much spring in your step as usual by Sunday morning after the clocks move ahead one hour.

Daylight saving time begins on March 13 at 2 a.m., at which time clocks will advance to 3 a.m.

Besides losing an hour of sleep, it’s also a good time to change your batteries in smoke detectors and household alarms.

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Collision Rates Jump Following Time Change: MPI

Collision Rates Jump Following Time Change: MPI

By Tyler Sutherland

Fatal Motorcycle Crash
A crash involving a motorcycle and pickup truck in the RM of Whitemouth on Saturday, July 20, 2014. (SHAUN McLEOD / FOR CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — Having one hour of less sleep may put you at risk for having a car accident, the province’s auto insurer says.

With daylight saving time on Sunday morning, Manitoba Public Insurance says 2014 data shows an increase of 20 percent in collisions on the Monday following the change.

“The data suggests there can be an affect on drivers when the clocks move forward one hour,” said MaryAnn Kempe of MPI.

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Clocks Fall Back on Sunday Morning

ClockAn extra hour of sleep is in store for Canadians this weekend as the clocks fall back one hour.

Daylight saving time ends on Sunday morning at 2 a.m., at which time clocks should be set back to 1 a.m.

Under the Official Time Act, daylight saving time ends on the first Sunday in November and resumes the second Sunday in March.

It’s also an opportune time to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

— Staff

Clocks Fall Back Sunday as Daylight Saving Ends

ClockDaylight saving time ends early on Sunday, November 3, at which times clocks will fall back one hour.

The change happens at 2 a.m., when clocks will roll back to 1 a.m.

Manitobans are also reminded to check the batteries in their smoke detectors at the same time to ensure they’re in working order.

DST ends on the first Sunday in November and resumes the second Sunday in March. Daylight saving time will resume on Sunday, March 9, when clocks move ahead one hour.

— Staff

Extra Hour of Sleep as Clocks Move Back

Daylight saving time ends early Sunday morning, as clocks shift back one hour.

DST ends on the first Sunday in November and resumes the second Sunday in March.

Manitobans are reminded to change their clocks back to standard time at 2 a.m. on November 4, at which time clocks should be set to 1 a.m.

Daylight saving time will resume on Sunday, March 10, when clocks move ahead one hour.

— Staff

Spring Ahead This Weekend as Clocks Advance

Prepare to lose one hour of sleep, but gain some extra sunlight as clocks move forward this weekend.

Daylight saving time will take effect at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning, at which time clocks across Manitoba will advance by one hour to 3 a.m.

As spring nears, it’s also a great time to install fresh batteries in your smoke detector and CO alarms.

Traditionally, studies have shown the first Monday following a time change brings an increase in traffic accidents. Experts say this is caused by driver fatigue.

Daylight saving times begins on the second Sunday in March and continues until the first Sunday in November.

Daylight Saving Time Ending, Clocks Roll Back an Hour

By David Klassen

Daylight saving time will end early Sunday morning, when Manitoba residents will need to turn their clocks back one hour.

The time change officially happens at 2 a.m. tomorrow, so don’t forget to adjust your clocks before heading to bed tonight.

Daylight saving time will resume the second Sunday in March, when clocks will be set one hour ahead for the spring.

Officials say it’s also a great time to check the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.