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Time difference China vs Canada / Canada Time Zones vs local time.
With the end of daylight saving time in Canada on Sunday, November 5, 2023, Beijing, China will be 13 hour ahead of Toronto, Eastern Canada. | Swap

China time zones
Canada time zones

China spans 1 time zone, UTC +8h all year round, without summer time, corresponding to the meridian 120º east of Greenwich located between Shanghai and Beijing approx. More info. | Asia time zone map

Canada spans 6 time zones, 4 main time zones, Pacific (British Columbia) / Mountain / Yukon Terr. / Central / Eastern / and Atlantic time / Newfoundland & Labrador. More info. | Canada largest map

China does not use daylight saving time
All year round it uses the UTC +8h time zone. More info

You can quickly check the current time difference between the China and Canada by viewing the current time zone at the top right of both countries. time zone clocks . clock symbols info

You can also refer to the 4 Time Zone Colors = Intervals that are multiples of 4 hours between the same colors.
For example, between China and Vancouver, British Columbia, the time difference (in standard time) will be China 16 hours ahead of Vancouver, Canada. During Canada Daylight Saving Time we will subtract 1 hour = 15 hours.

The time in China is 13 hours ahead of Toronto, Ontario in standard time. During Canada Daylight Saving Time, from the Second Sunday March to First Sunday November, the time difference will be 12 hours from China.

Time difference between some China cities vs Canada cities

Time difference countries near or adjacent to China vs Canada

China time zone with current time map

China spans only 1 time zone, UTC +8h all year round, without daylight saving time. You can see Asia Time zones map
China time zone and some nearby countries- 24 hour clock format
China Taiwan
China Time Taiwan Time
Beijing, China Taipei, Taiwan
Time Zone +8h. Time Zone +8h.
CST = standard +8h
No daylight saving
CST = standard +8h
No daylight saving
China standard time China standard time
Myanmar (Burma) Indochina
Burma Time Vietnam Time
Naypyidaw, Burma Hanoi, Vietnam
Time Zone +6:30h. Time Zone +7h.
Standard Time +6:30
No daylight saving
Standard Time +7h
No daylight saving
  Cambodia | Laos
Thailand | Vietnam
Countries and islands near China
Manila, Philippines Tokyo, Japan
Philippines Time Japan Time
Manila, Philippines Tokyo, Japan
Time Zone +8h. Time Zone +9h.
PST = standard +8h
No daylight saving
JST = standard +9h
No daylight saving
Philippines standard time Japan standard time
North Korea Northern Mariana Isl.
Korea Time N.Mariana Time
Pyongyang, N. Korea Saipan, N.Mariana Isl.
South Korea Guam
Seoul, South Korea Hagåtña, Guam
Time Zone +9h. Time Zone +10h.
KST = standard +9h
No daylight saving
ChST = standard +10h
No daylight saving

China does not use daylight saving time

Although China is a country that, due to its longitude, could include up to 5 time zones, it only uses the UTC +8h time zone and does not use daylight saving time. You can see China Time Zones | China-Canada maps.

Canada time zones with current time map

There are 6 time zones in Canada that spans four and a half hours, ranging from UTC -8 (Pacific) to UTC -3:30 (Atlantic - NL) in standard time. From west to east these time zones are: Pacific, Mountain, Central, Eastern, Atlantic Time (Labrador) and Newfoundland & Labrador (NL). For time zone exceptions, see the enlarged map of Canada
Canada time zones - 24 hour clock format
Pacific time zone Mountain t. zone
Current Pacific Time Current Mountain Time
Vancouver (B.Columbia) Edmonton (Alberta)
CA Pacific Time Zone CA Mountain Time Z.
PST = standard -8h
PDT = daylight -7h
MST = standard -7h
MDT = daylight -6h
Central time zone Eastern time zone
Current Central Time Current Eastern Time
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Ottawa ON - Quebec
CA Central Time Zone CA Eastern Time Z.
CST = standard -6h
CDT = daylight -5h
EST = standard -5h
EDT = daylight -4h
2 time zones (east of Canada)
Atlantic Time Z. Newfoundland
Current Atlantic Time Newfoundland Time
Labrador City St. John's
AST = standard -4h
ADT = daylight -3h
NST = std -3h30
NDT = daylight -2h30
See moore Atlantic Zone more cities Newfoundland

The letters S (standard) and D (daylight), are the acronyms that show the current period of the time zone.
For example, PST Pacific standard time / PDT Pacific daylight time, plus the symbols that appear next to the clock time

Canada Atlantic Time Zone
Labrador N.L.* New Brunsbrick T.
Cartwright Dieppe
Churchill Falls Fredericton
Happy Vallley-G.Bay Moncton Most populous city
Hopedale Riverview
Labrador City Saint John
AST = standard -4h
ADT = daylight -3h
AST = standard -4h
ADT = daylight -3h
Nova Scotia Time Prince Edward Island
Amherst Cornwall
Cape Breton Charlottetown
Halifax Montague
New Glasgow Stratford
Truro Summerside
AST = standard -4h
ADT = daylight -3h
AST= standard -4h
ADT = daylight -3h
Quebec - Atlantic* Quebec - Atlantic*
Cap-aux-Meules Blanc-Sablon
Magdalen Islands Kegaska
AST = standard -4h
ADT = daylight -3h
AST= standard -4h
No daylight saving
more Atlantic time
Newfoundland N.L.* S.Pierre & Miquelon
Black Tickle  
Conception Bay South Saint Pierre
Corner Brook Saint Pierre and Miquelon, is a self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France France overseas
UTC = standard -3h
UTC = daylight -2h
Grand Falls-Windsor
Mount Pearl
St. Anthony
St. John's
NST = std -3h30
NDT = dst -2h30

Daylight Saving Canada

Canadá observes daylight saving time in almost all States, except in most of the province of Saskatchewan, Yukon Territory, Southampton, some cities of Eastern Ontario, and some cities in Quebec on the Atlantic, which do not use Daylight saving time.

Daylight saving time in Canada begins on the second Sunday in March, at 2:00 a.m., moving the clock forward 1 hour and returning to winter or standard time on the first Sunday in November, at 2:00 a.m., turning the clock back 1 hour. Canada map.

Canada daylight saving time 2023
Starts + 1h Ends - 1h
March-12 Sun.
2:00 → 3:00
Nov.-5 Sun.
2:00 → 1:00
2nd Sunday in March, at 2:00 a.m., Canada turns the clock forward 1 hour 1st Sunday in November, at 2:00 a.m., Canada turns the clock back 1 hour
Pacific Time / Mountain Time / Central Time / Eastern Time / Atlantic Time / Newfoundland & Labrador.
The Clock time is updated with the time change, along with the time zone and summer or winter symbols. + info.
*2 time zones *Time change exception Capital Capital Most populous city Most populous city Capital of the country Capital of the country

Clocks symbols:

Daylight Saving Time Daylight Saving Time. Standard or winter time UTC standard time, or winter time. No Daylight Saving Time No Daylight Saving Time throughout the year. 24 hour clock format

Clocks and symbols (daylight saving - winter) are updated in real time as the time changes in different Canada and US time zones.