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RG 17, vol. 1285, file 255611
Resolution from the Manitoba Grain Growers Association to the Department of Agriculture, 3 May 1919
Rural Canada, on the whole, was not as fond of Daylight Savings Time as Canada’s more urban areas. The addition of an extra hour in the summer months disrupted the highly-structured farming routine in many different ways. This resolution passed by the vocal and politically progressive Manitoba Grain Growers Association tells of the hardships faced by school children adapting to the extra hour of daylight.

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RG 17, vol. 1285, file 255611

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