A bill has been put forward by an Edmonton MLA that would put an end to Daylight Saving time in Alberta.
"I haven't heard much conversation on that. I believe it's upcoming in the new session, but I'm sorry I can't tell you what number it is in rotation," stated Drumheller-Stettler MLA, Rick Strankman.
Strankman mentioned that when you look at the sun and what you have to do in a day, a clock doesn't have to depict what the start or end of your work cycle is, especially for agriculture workers.
"The idea of advancing the clock could get more work done, but now with our WCB legislation, we're bound by the clock," he noted.
"I always go by the modem of working sun to sun and then rest, or try to. Some people try to put in longer hours than that, even that seems to be long enough hours."
If you had the option to either end DST or keep it the same, what would you do?
"I would think to leave it static would be the most common way. I guess that's what Saskatchewan does, they leave it the way it is and don't change. That's primarily an agriculturally based province as well," explained Strankman. "I haven't really taken a poll to the constituencies to learn if there's a great anxiety out there."