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Time in Canadian Province of Ontario (ON)

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What is the current time in Ontario Time now?

What is the Time Zone of Ontario Time, Canada?

Clock showing current local time now in Time Zone: America Toronto
(Ontario, Canada - Eastern Time)

USA & Canada clocks are now on

STANDARD TIME

  • Daylight saving start: Sunday 12 March 2017  02:00 local time. Clocks go forward one hour.
  • Daylight saving end: Sunday 5 November 2017  02:00 local time. Clocks go back one hour.

USA and Canada past and future DST schedules here

Eastern Time - USA & Canada

ET ~ East Coast Time

Eastern Standard Time ( EST ) = GMT-5

Eastern Daylight Time ( EDT ) = GMT-4

Ontario, Canada What time zone is Ontario in?

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 ) and the Western part of Ontario, west of 90° W longitude, are 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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