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Time Change 2023 in Ontario, Canada

Next change:
Nov
6
1 hour Back

Nov 6, 2022, 2:00 am

Province: Ontario
Abbreviation: ON
Provincial Capital: Toronto
Country: Canada
Time Zones: 2
Location

Mar 12

Forward 1 hour

Mar 12, 2023 - Daylight Saving Time Starts

When local standard time is about to reach
Sunday, March 12, 2023, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 12, 2023, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on Mar 12, 2023 than the day before. There will be more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.

More info:
US Senate Approves Permanent DST Bill

Nov 5

Back 1 hour

Nov 5, 2023 - Daylight Saving Time Ends

When local daylight time is about to reach
Sunday, November 5, 2023, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, November 5, 2023, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Nov 5, 2023 than the day before. There will be more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

More info:
US Senate Approves Permanent DST Bill

Other years: 2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023 | 2024 | 2025 | 2026

DST in Locations in Ontario in 2023 (66 Locations)

AjaxMar 12 – Nov 5HamiltonMar 12 – Nov 5PeterboroughMar 12 – Nov 5
AtikokanNo DSTHuntsvilleMar 12 – Nov 5PickeringMar 12 – Nov 5
BarrieMar 12 – Nov 5Kawartha LakesMar 12 – Nov 5Pickle LakeNo DST
BellevilleMar 12 – Nov 5KenoraMar 12 – Nov 5Rainy RiverMar 12 – Nov 5
BramptonMar 12 – Nov 5KingstonMar 12 – Nov 5RenfrewMar 12 – Nov 5
BrantfordMar 12 – Nov 5Kirkland LakeMar 12 – Nov 5Richmond HillMar 12 – Nov 5
BrockvilleMar 12 – Nov 5KitchenerMar 12 – Nov 5SarniaMar 12 – Nov 5
BurlingtonMar 12 – Nov 5LondonMar 12 – Nov 5Sault Ste. MarieMar 12 – Nov 5
CaledonMar 12 – Nov 5MarkhamMar 12 – Nov 5St. CatharinesMar 12 – Nov 5
CambridgeMar 12 – Nov 5MiltonMar 12 – Nov 5St. JosephMar 12 – Nov 5
Chatham-KentMar 12 – Nov 5MississaugaMar 12 – Nov 5St. ThomasMar 12 – Nov 5
ClaringtonMar 12 – Nov 5NewmarketMar 12 – Nov 5StratfordMar 12 – Nov 5
CornwallMar 12 – Nov 5Niagara FallsMar 12 – Nov 5Temiskaming ShoresMar 12 – Nov 5
DrydenMar 12 – Nov 5NipigonMar 12 – Nov 5Thunder BayMar 12 – Nov 5
Fort FrancesMar 12 – Nov 5NorfolkMar 12 – Nov 5TimminsMar 12 – Nov 5
Fort Severn First NationMar 12 – Nov 5North BayMar 12 – Nov 5TorontoMar 12 – Nov 5
GoderichMar 12 – Nov 5OakvilleMar 12 – Nov 5UxbridgeMar 12 – Nov 5
GravenhurstMar 12 – Nov 5OrilliaMar 12 – Nov 5VaughanMar 12 – Nov 5
Greater SudburyMar 12 – Nov 5OshawaMar 12 – Nov 5WaterlooMar 12 – Nov 5
GuelphMar 12 – Nov 5OttawaMar 12 – Nov 5WellandMar 12 – Nov 5
HaldimandMar 12 – Nov 5Owen SoundMar 12 – Nov 5WhitbyMar 12 – Nov 5
Halton HillsMar 12 – Nov 5PembrokeMar 12 – Nov 5WindsorMar 12 – Nov 5

Daylight Saving Time History in Ontario

  • Ontario first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1908.
  • Ontario has observed DST for 106 years between 1908 and 2022 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1917.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics