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Multiple Time Zones

Country: Canada

Abbreviations: CA, CAN

Capital: Ottawa

Time Zones: 6

Dial Code: +1

Time Zones Currently Being Used in Canada

OffsetTime Zone Abbreviation & NameExample CityCurrent Time
UTC -7PDTPacific Daylight TimeVancouverWed, 5:48:03 pm
MSTMountain Standard TimeFort St. JohnWed, 5:48:03 pm
UTC -6MDTMountain Daylight TimeEdmontonWed, 6:48:03 pm
CSTCentral Standard TimeReginaWed, 6:48:03 pm
UTC -5CDTCentral Daylight TimeWinnipegWed, 7:48:03 pm
ESTEastern Standard TimeCoral HarbourWed, 7:48:03 pm
UTC -4EDTEastern Daylight TimeTorontoWed, 8:48:03 pm
ASTAtlantic Standard TimeBlanc-SablonWed, 8:48:03 pm
UTC -3ADTAtlantic Daylight TimeHalifaxWed, 9:48:03 pm
UTC -2:30NDTNewfoundland Daylight TimeSt. John'sWed, 10:18:03 pm

Generalized Time Zones in Canada

Time Zone Abbreviation & NameOffsetCurrent Time
PTPacific TimeUTC -8:00 / -7:00Wed, 5:48:03 pm
MTMountain TimeUTC -7:00 / -6:00Wed, 6:48:03 pm
CTCentral TimeUTC -6:00 / -5:00Wed, 7:48:03 pm
ETEastern TimeUTC -5:00 / -4:00Wed, 8:48:03 pm
ATAtlantic TimeUTC -4:00 / -3:00Wed, 9:48:03 pm

Note: Local time in these time zones changes when Daylight Saving Time begins and ends.

Time Zones Not Currently Being Observed in Canada

OffsetTime Zone Abbreviation & NameCommences
UTC -8PSTPacific Standard TimeNov 5, 2017
UTC -3:30NSTNewfoundland Standard TimeNov 5, 2017

These time zones are used during other parts of the year. They will become active again after the next clock change as Daylight Saving Time begins or ends.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017