Have you ever wondered what it would be like if everything in the world functioned on its own time?
Your watch might say noon, but a town away and their watch might say one. Buses and trains being late, but all having an excuse claiming they only followed their own watch. Everything would be quite chaotic. Each city would be isolated in a bubble of time, oblivious to the time of other regions.
How did the world become so orderly? What made the world run in perfect synch like the gears of a clock?
Wonder no more, for one of the great masters of time was none other than Sandford Fleming, designer of the first Canadian postage stamp and the engineer behind the Canadian Pacific Railway!
What did standard time do for Canada? We’re about to find out!
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