What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is.
If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
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What time is it in Canada right now?

Canada is divided into 6 time zones.

Time Time Zone Cities in This Time Zone
Newfoundland Time
UTC-03:30 or NST
St. John's, Mount Pearl, Corner Brook, Conception Bay South, Bay Roberts, Grand Falls-Windsor, Carbonear, Stephenville, Grand Bank, Marystown
Atlantic Time
UTC-04:00 or AST
Halifax, Sydney, Dartmouth, Saint John, Moncton, Fredericton, Charlottetown, Truro, New Glasgow, Glace Bay
Eastern Time
UTC-05:00 or EST
Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Mississauga, North York, Quebec, Hamilton, Brampton, Kitchener, Laval
Central Time
UTC-06:00 or CST
Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Brandon, North Battleford, Yorkton, Swift Current, Portage la Prairie
Mountain Time
UTC-07:00 or MST
Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Grande Prairie, Airdrie
Pacific Time
UTC-08:00 or PST
Vancouver, Surrey, Okanagan, Victoria, Burnaby, Ladner, Richmond, Abbotsford, Anmore, Kelowna


Find out the current time in all Canada's cities

Daylight saving time (DST) in Canada

Most part of Canada observes daylight saving time.

DST in Canada in 2014 ended on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2 a.m. local time. The clocks were put back an hour.

DST in Canada in 2015 will begin on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2 a.m. local time. The clocks will be put forward an hour.

DST in Canada in 2015 will end on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 2 a.m. local time. The clocks will be put back an hour.

Daylight saving time in Canada is determined by provincial legislation. Most of Saskatchewan and the areas of Québec, east of 63° W, do not observe DST.

To determine DST rules for a particular Canadian city click on the city name below or enter it in the search form on the right.

Current time in Canada's neighbouring countries

USA

Canada: basic facts and figures

Full name: Canada
Continent: North America
Region: Northern America
Population: 33,679,000.
Area: 9,984,670 km²
Capital: Ottawa
Currency: Canadian dollar (CAD)
Phone code: 1
Domain: .ca
See the map of Canada
Wikipedia article: Canada

Current local time in Canada's cities

City Time City Time
Abbotsford Mercier
Acton Vale Merritt
Agassiz Metabetchouan-Lac-a-la-Croix
Airdrie Metchosin
Ajax Midland
Alma Milton
Altona Mirabel
Amherst Miramichi
Amherstburg Mississauga
Amos Moncton
Amqui Mont-Joli
Ancaster Mont-Laurier
Angus Mont-Royal
Anmore Mont-Saint-Hilaire
Antigonish Mont-Tremblant
Armstrong Montmagny
Arnprior Montreal
Asbestos Montreal East
Atikokan Montreal West
Aylmer Moose Jaw
Baie-Comeau Morden
Baie-D'Urfe Morinville
Baie-Saint-Paul Mount Pearl
Bancroft Nanaimo
Banff Napanee
Barrhead Nelson
Barrie Neuville
Bathurst New Glasgow
Bay Roberts New Westminster
Beaconsfield New-Richmond
Beauceville Newmarket
Beauharnois Niagara Falls
Beaumont Nicolet
Becancour Nipawin
Bellechasse Regional County Municipality Norfolk County
Belleville North Battleford
Bells Corners North Bay
Beloeil North Cowichan
Berthierville North Perth
Black Diamond North Saanich
Blainville North Vancouver
Bluewater North York
Bois-des-Filion Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot
Boisbriand Notre-Dame-des-Prairies
Bonavista Oak Bay
Bonnyville Oakville
Boucherville Okanagan
Bowen Island Okotoks
Bracebridge Olds
Bradford West Gwillimbury Oliver
Brampton Orangeville
Brandon Orillia
Brant Oromocto
Brantford Oshawa
Breakeyville Osoyoos
Bridgewater Ottawa
Brockville Otterburn Park
Bromont Owen Sound
Brooks Paris
Brossard Parksville
Brownsburg-Chatham Parry Sound
Burlington Peace River
Burnaby Pembroke
Calgary Penticton
Cambridge Perth
Camlachie Petawawa
Campbell River Peterborough
Campbellton Petrolia
Camrose Pickering
Candiac Picton
Canmore Pictou
Carbonear Pincher Creek
Cardston Pincourt
Carignan Pitt Meadows
Carleton Place Plessisville
Carleton-sur-Mer Pointe-Claire
Castlegar Ponoka
Chambly Pont Rouge
Chandler Pont-Rouge
Channel-Port aux Basques Port Alberni
Charlemagne Port Colborne
Charlottetown Port Hawkesbury
Chateau-Richer Port Moody
Chateauguay Port-Cartier
Chestermere Portage la Prairie
Chibougamau Powell River
Chilliwack Prescott
Clarence-Rockland Prevost
Clarenville-Shoal Harbour Prince Albert
Claresholm Prince Edward
Coaldale Prince George
Coaticook Prince Rupert
Cobourg Princeville
Cochrane Princeville
Cold Lake Quebec
Collingwood Quesnel
Colwood Quinte West
Conception Bay South Rawdon
Concord Raymond
Contrecoeur Rayside-Balfour
Coquitlam Red Deer
Corner Brook Red Lake
Cornwall Regina
Cote-Saint-Luc Renfrew
Courtenay Repentigny
Cowansville Revelstoke
Cranbrook Richelieu
Creston Richmond
Dartmouth Richmond
Dauphin Richmond Hill
Dawson Creek Rimouski
Deep River Rivière-du-Loup
Deer Lake Riviere-Rouge
Delson Roberval
Delta Rocky Mountain House
Deux-Montagnes Rosemere
Devon Rossland
Didsbury Rouyn-Noranda
Dieppe Sackville
Dolbeau-Mistassini Saguenay
Dollard-Des Ormeaux Saint John
Donnacona Saint-Augustin
Dorchester Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures
Dorval Saint-Basile-le-Grand
Drayton Valley Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville
Drummondville Saint-Constant
Dryden Saint-Eustache
Duncan Saint-Felicien
East Angus Saint-Henri
Edmonton Saint-Hyacinthe
Edmundston Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Edson Saint-Jerome
Elliot Lake Saint-Joseph-de-Beauce
Espanola Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon
Estevan Saint-Lazare
Etobicoke Saint-Lin-Laurentides
Fairview, Alberta Saint-Raymond
Farnham Saint-Remi
Fernie Saint-Sauveur
Flin Flon Sainte Catherine de la Jacques Cartier
Forestville Sainte-Adele
Fort Erie Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts
Fort Frances Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Fort McMurray Sainte-Anne-des-Monts
Fort Nelson Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
Fort Saskatchewan Sainte-Catherine
Fort St. John Sainte-Julie
Fredericton Sainte-Marie
Fruitvale Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac
Gananoque Sainte-Therese
Gaspé Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
Gatineau Salmon Arm
Gibsons Sarnia
Glace Bay Saskatoon
Goderich Sault Ste. Marie
Golden Sechelt
Granby Selkirk
Grand Bank Sept-Iles
Grand Falls-Windsor Shannon
Grand Forks Shawinigan
Grande Cache Shediac
Grande Prairie Shelburne
Gravenhurst Sherbrooke
Greater Sudbury Sherwood Park
Greenstone Slave Lake
Greenwood Smithers
Guelph Smiths Falls
Halifax Sooke
Hamilton Sorel-Tracy
Hampstead South Huron
Hampton Sparwood
Hanceville Springhill
Hanover Spruce Grove
Happy Valley-Goose Bay St. Albert
Hawkesbury St. Catharines
Hay River St. John's
Hearst St. Thomas
High Level Steinbach
High River Stephenville
Hinton Stettler
Hope Stonewall
Hudson Stony Plain
Humboldt Stratford
Huntsville Strathmore
Huron East Summerland
Ingersoll Summerside
Innisfil Surrey
Iqaluit Sussex
Iroquois Falls Sutton
Jasper Park Lodge Swan River
Joliette Swift Current
Jonquiere Sydney
Kamloops Sydney Mines
Kapuskasing Sylvan Lake
Kelowna Taber
Kentville Temiskaming Shores
Kimberley Terrace
Kindersley Terrebonne
Kingston The Pas
Kirkland Thetford-Mines
Kirkland Lake Thompson
Kitchener Thorold
Kitimat Thunder Bay
L'Ancienne-Lorette Timmins
L'Assomption Toronto
L'Epiphanie Tracadie–Sheila
L'Ile-Perrot Trail
La Malbaie Trois-Rivières
La Pocatiere Truro
La Prairie Val-d'Or
La Sarre Val-des-Monts
La Tuque Vancouver
Labrador City Varennes
Lac Brome Vaudreuil-Dorion
Lac-Megantic Vaughan
Lachute Vegreville
Lacombe Vercheres
Ladner Vermilion
Ladysmith Vernon
Lambton Shores Victoria
Langford Victoriaville
Langley Wainwright
Langley, British Columbia Warwick
Laval Wasaga Beach
Lavaltrie Waterloo
Lebel-sur-Quévillon Waterloo
Leduc Welland
Les Coteaux West End
Lethbridge West Kelowna
Levis West Vancouver
Lloydminster Westlock
London Westmount
Longueuil Wetaskiwin
Lorraine Weyburn
Louiseville Whistler Village
Magog White Rock
Malartic Whitecourt
Maniwaki Whitehorse
Maple Ridge Williams Lake
Marathon Willowdale
Marieville Windsor
Markham Windsor
Martensville Windsor
Marystown Winkler
Mascouche Winnipeg
Matane Wolfville
Meadow Lake Woodstock
Medicine Hat Yarmouth
Melfort Yellowknife
Melville Yorkton
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