Canada Time Zones

Daylight Saving Time (DST) rules

Canada shares 4 time zones with the USA

Canada spans 6 time zones, four of them shared with the USA ( Eastern Time , Central Time , Mountain Time and Pacific Time ).

The Atlantic coastal provinces use Atlantic Time Zone and Newfoundland has its own Time Zone.

View below current local time in a representative city for each time zone

Time Zones and Daylight Saving Time have usually been regulated by the Canadian provincial and territorial governments.  Exceptions may exist in certain Canadian municipalities.

Clocks in Canada are turned forward by one hour on the second Sunday in March and turned back on the first Sunday of November.


DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

  • Daylight Saving Time began: Sunday 8 March 2020  02:00 local time. Clocks went forward one hour.
  • Daylight Saving Time ends: Sunday 1 November 2020 02:00 local time. Clocks go back one hour.

USA and Canada past and future DST schedules here

Daylight Saving 2020

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