Ontario Time

Time in Canadian Province of Ontario (ON)

Current time, time zone and Daylight Saving Time rules

The Eastern part of Ontario (most of Ontario and all the major towns & cities) lie in the Eastern Time Zone , which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-5 )

The Western part of Ontario, west of 90° W longitude, is in the Central Time Zone , which is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean time ( GMT-6 ).

Does Ontario observe Daylight Saving Time?

Like most provinces in Canada, Daylight Saving Time, is observed in Ontario, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour, resulting in a 4 hours ( GMT-4 ) and 5 hours ( GMT-5 ) difference behind GMT for the Eastern and Western part of Ontario respectively.

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

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