The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. G.O. 227
|Friday, the 12th of
April, A.D. 1918
In the matter of
H. L. Drayton
W. B. Nantel
S. J. McLean
A. S. Goodeve
A. C. Boyce
Whereas the said Act provides, among other things, that the Board shall have power to advance by one hour the standard time used by railway companies, including Government Railways, in Canada for such period as may be prescribed by the Board, and to make such orders as may be necessary for the convenient carrying out of the provisions of the Act, in so far as railway companies may be affected thereby;
And whereas the Governor in Council, by Order in Council No. P.C 898, dated April 12, 1918, prescribed that the said Act should come into force at two o'clock on Sunday morning, April 14, 1918, and remain in force until two o'clock Friday morning, the 31st day of October, 1918.
In pursuance of the powers conferred upon the Board under the said Act, and to obviate confusion with the public which might otherwise result,—
It is ordered: That all railway companies, including Government Railways, in Canada be, and they are hereby, directed and required to advance by one hour the standard time now observed and used by them in the different zones in which they operate; the said change to become effective on the respective railways and in the said different zones not before twelve o'clock Saturday evening-, April 13, and not later than two o'clock Sunday morning, April 14, 1918, and to remain in force and effect until two o'clock on Friday morning, the 31st day of October, 1918.
H. L. Drayton
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.