Year-round Daylight Saving Movement Gets Another Nudge, This Time From Canada

The movement for the West Coast to “ditch the switch” — the twice-yearly ritual of changing our clocks between daylight saving and standard time — just got a push from British Columbia, where residents signaled they are keen to join Washington and Oregon on permanent daylight saving time.

But in California, where the idea is popular too, a new snag cropped up.

More than 223,000 British Columbians responded to a government survey on whether to adopt daylight saving time all year-round. The voluntary online survey broke provincial records for the most responses. In a tally of the results released Tuesday, 93% said they more at

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