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Time Zones in British Columbia, Canada

Multiple Time Zones

Province: British Columbia

Abbreviation: BC

Provincial Capital: Victoria

Country: Canada

Time Zones: 2

Location

Time Zones Currently Being Used in British Columbia

OffsetTime Zone Abbreviation & NameExample CityCurrent Time
UTC -8PSTPacific Standard TimeVancouverThu, 6:36:12 pm
UTC -7MSTMountain Standard TimeCranbrookThu, 7:36:12 pm

Generalized Time Zones in British Columbia

Time Zone Abbreviation & NameOffsetCurrent Time
PTPacific TimeUTC -8:00 / -7:00Thu, 6:36:12 pm
MTMountain TimeUTC -7:00 / -6:00Thu, 7:36:12 pm

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


Time Zones Not Currently Being Observed in British Columbia

OffsetTime Zone Abbreviation & NameCommences
UTC -7PDTPacific Daylight TimeMar 10, 2019
UTC -6MDTMountain Daylight TimeMar 10, 2019

The above 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.

British Columbia
6:3612pm
Thursday, February 21, 2019