While the 24-hour clock is used in Canada, The 12-hour clock is more common where the letters a.m. (Latin = ante meridiem – before Noon) indicate the morning hours from midnight to noon while the afternoon and evening hours are indicated by p.m. (Latin = post meridiem – after Noon).
There are six time zones across Canada and the United States. The island portion of the province and the eastern part of Labrador are in a different time zone which is half an hour ahead of the rest of North America. This is the Newfoundland Time Zone. The western part of Labrador – indeed most of Labrador with the exception of the Labrador Straits – is in the Atlantic Time Zone (with Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island).
The following list tells you what time it is elsewhere when it is 9:30 a.m. Newfoundland Time.
- 9:00 a.m. Atlantic (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, P.E.I. and Western Labrador)
- 8:00 a.m. Eastern (Quebec and Ontario)
- 7:00 a.m. Central (Manitoba and Saskatchewan)
- 6:00 a.m. Mountain (Alberta)
- 5:00 a.m. Pacific (British Columbia)