Canada Canada North America Current Local Time & Date, Time Zone and Time Difference

Located in North America, Canada shares its borders with the United States to the south and stretches from the Artic Ocean in the north. It is surrounded by Atlantic Ocean in the east and the Pacific on the west. Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, borders with Quebec and Gatineau in Southern Ontario. Canada has six time zones in total, including Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) and Atlantic Standard Time (AST). NST zone is actually a unique time zone that exists only due to the location of the island.

How many time zones does Canada have?

Canada has 28 time zones and a time difference from UTC-8 to UTC-3:30.

28 Time Zones

Time Zones (28)

Time Zone Universal Time Coordinated Current local time Major Cities in Time Zone
America/Vancouver UTC-8 06:54 Vancouver, Surrey, Okanagan, Victoria, Burnaby
America/Cambridge_Bay UTC-7 07:54
America/Creston UTC-7 06:54
America/Dawson UTC-7 06:54
America/Dawson_Creek UTC-7 06:54 Fort St. John, Dawson Creek
America/Edmonton UTC-7 07:54 Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Red Deer, Lethbridge
America/Fort_Nelson UTC-7 06:54
America/Inuvik UTC-7 07:54
America/Whitehorse UTC-7 06:54 Whitehorse
America/Yellowknife UTC-7 07:54 Yellowknife
America/Rainy_River UTC-6 08:54
America/Rankin_Inlet UTC-6 08:54
America/Regina UTC-6 07:54 Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, North Battleford
America/Resolute UTC-6 08:54
America/Swift_Current UTC-6 07:54 Swift Current
America/Winnipeg UTC-6 08:54 Winnipeg, Brandon, Kenora, Portage la Prairie, Thompson
America/Atikokan UTC-5 08:54
America/Iqaluit UTC-5 09:54 Iqaluit
America/Nipigon UTC-5 09:54
America/Pangnirtung UTC-5 09:54
America/Thunder_Bay UTC-5 09:54 Thunder Bay
America/Toronto UTC-5 09:54 Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa, Mississauga, Québec
America/Blanc-Sablon UTC-4 09:54 Lévis
America/Glace_Bay UTC-4 10:54 Sydney, Glace Bay, Sydney Mines
America/Goose_Bay UTC-4 10:54 Labrador City, Happy Valley-Goose Bay
America/Halifax UTC-4 10:54 Halifax, Dartmouth, Charlottetown, Lower Sackville, Truro
America/Moncton UTC-4 10:54 Moncton, Saint John, Fredericton, Dieppe, Miramichi
America/St_Johns UTC-3:30 11:24 St. John's, Mount Pearl, Corner Brook, Conception Bay South, Bay Roberts

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Continent: North America




9,984,670 km²




Dollar (CAD)



Phone Calling Code / Prefix

  • +1
  • 001

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Country Code

ISO 3166

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