Dominion of Canada

Canada is a country occupying northern North America, bounded to the south by the continental United States , northwest by Alaska (USA), east by the Atlantic Ocean and west by the Pacific Ocean.  Canada extends through the Arctic Ocean to the North Pole, making it the northernmost country in the world.  Canada is the second largest country in area, after Russia.

Canada is a federation of ten provinces and three territories. Initially constituted through the British North America Act of 1867, it is governed as a parliamentary democracy with Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, represented by a Governor General.

Canada's official languages are English and French. The Capital city is Ottawa and the largest city is Toronto .

Time Zones - Canada

Map  of Canada

In Canada, Time Zones and Daylight Saving Time usually have been regulated by 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.

Canada Time Zones

Copies of Canada's time zone maps, found here , are available in postscript format for insertion into your document using a word processor or document editor that supports Adobe postscript. Click on the selection, and respond with Save File (or equivalent) when prompted by Netscape or other browsers. These files are approximately 0.25 to 0.5 Mbytes in size.