Archive for April, 2009

Canada to Spring Ahead for Better Weather

April 1, 2009

In a surprising announcement today in Ottawa, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said that Canada intends to move the official start of spring from March 21 to February 21 beginning in 2009.  The reason for the move of the start of spring comes after a particularly long and hard winter.  By starting spring a month earlier, it will be the best way to improve the weather in Canada, said Harper during the news conference.