March 26, 1918 (13th Parliament, 1st Session)


Thomas Mitchell March Tweedie


Mr. T. M. M. TWEEDIE (West Calgary):

Mr. Speaker, in the city of Calgary they experimented with daylight saving for a certain time and, judging from the results, it was not a success. The failure of the
plan in the city of Calgary was due to various causes rather than to any inherent disadvantage in connection with the principle of daylight saving. There is a large surrounding country doing business with the city, and there was no similar Act in these outlying districts. Therefore, daylight saving cannot lbe said to have had a fair trial in that city.

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