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Turning back clocks in B.C.— the last time? SFU experts on Daylight Savings Time

October 29, 2020

It’s that time of year again—don’t forget to turn back your clocks one hour this weekend for Daylights Saving Time. With the pandemic and other current events top of mind, an extra hour of rest may be welcome.

Before the pandemic, the province discussed implementing a permanent, year-round standard time. Will this be the last time British Columbians turn back their clocks?

SFU experts are available to speak on the impacts of daylight savings time and the consequences of this change:

Myriam Juda, Department of Psychology, 604.347.9204,
Topics: circadian rhythms, time change, daylight saving time, sleep, chronotype, morning vs evening types, social jetlag, light and health

Ralph Mistlberger, Department of Psychology, 604.657.7121,
Topics: functions of circadian rhythms and sleep


MELISSA SHAW, SFU Communications & Marketing

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