Time Moves Ahead This Sunday

Department of Justice

March 10, 2016 11:39 AM

Nova Scotians will lose some sleep but gain some daylight when the clocks move forward into daylight savings time this weekend.

Nova Scotians are reminded to move their clocks forward at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 13, or on Saturday evening before they go to bed.

Some cell phones do this automatically, but other devices such as microwave ovens, car clocks, watches, automatic timer lights, should be checked.

It is also a good opportunity to clean dryer vents to prevent fires and change batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. Smoke detectors should be tested monthly and replaced every 10 years.


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     Nova Scotians will lose some sleep but gain some daylight

when the clocks move forward into daylight savings time this

weekend.

     Nova Scotians are reminded to move their clocks forward at

2 a.m on Sunday, March 13th, or on Saturday evening before

they go to bed.

     It is also a good opportunity to clean dryer vents to

prevent fires, and change batteries in smoke detectors and

carbon monoxide detectors. Smoke detectors should be tested

monthly and replaced every 10 years.
     
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