Current local time in Canada

Canada is divided into 6 time zones.

Time Zone Time Cities in This Time Zone
Newfoundland Time
NST or UTC-03:30
St. John's, Mount Pearl, Corner Brook, Conception Bay South, Bay Roberts, Grand Falls-Windsor, Carbonear, Stephenville, Grand Bank, Marystown
Atlantic Time
AST or UTC-04:00
Halifax, Lévis, Sydney, Dartmouth, Saint John, Moncton, Fredericton, Charlottetown, Lower Sacvkille, Truro
Eastern Time
EST or UTC-05:00
Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Mississauga, Québec, Hamilton, Brampton, Laval, Etobicoke, London
Central Time
CST or UTC-06:00
Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Brandon, North Battleford, Yorkton, Swift Current, Portage la Prairie
Mountain Time
MST or UTC-07:00
Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Grande Prairie, Airdrie
Pacific Time
PST or UTC-08:00
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. Where DST is observed, see recent and expected DST changes in the table below. The next DST change is highlighted.
Change Type Time and Date of DST Change Time Change
DST ended Sunday, November 5, 2023 at 2:00 AM The clocks were put back an hour to 1:00 AM.
DST starts Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 2:00 AM The clocks will be put forward an hour to 3:00 AM.
DST ends Sunday, November 3, 2024 at 2:00 AM The clocks will be put back an hour to 1:00 AM.

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 specific Canadian city, click on the city name in the table below or enter it in the top menu search form.

Current time in Canada’s neighbouring countries



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