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British Columbia Time, Canada

What is the time in British Columbia, Canada?

What is the Time Zone of British Columbia Time, Canada?

Clock showing the time in Time Zone: America Vancouver
(British Columbia, Canada - Pacific Time)

USA & Canada clocks

Daylight Saving Time dates 2016

Sunday 13 March 2016 2am local time
until Sunday 6 November 2016 2am local time
see: daylight saving time for details

USA and Canada Standard Time Date schedules here

Pacific Time - USA + Canada

Pacific Coast Time ~ PT

Pacific Standard Time ( PST ) = GMT-8

Pacific Daylight Time (PDT ) = GMT-7

British Columbia, Canada What time zone is British Columbia in?

Most of British Columbia is in the Pacific Time Zone in Canada, which is 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-8).

Quite a significant part of South Eastern British Columbia observes Mountain Time (same as Alberta .).  This includes large areas West of the Rockies.  See BC city list for details of time zone by city.

Does British Columbia observe Daylight Saving Time?

Like most provinces in Canada, Daylight Saving Time is observed in British Columbia, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour, resulting in a 7 hours difference behind Greenwich Mean time (GMT-7).

After the Summer months the time is shifted back by 1 hour resulting in the normal 8 hours difference behind GMT.

There is at least one large agricultural region (Creston Valley) that does NOT observe daylight saving time .


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