Canada and 
Its Trading Partners
Time Zones

- use time zones to identify time differences among trading partners

  A Link to Learning web-based student learning activity     www.linktolearning.com

This activity is based on the WorldTimeZone web site which displays a 24-hour world time zones map with the current time.

http://www.worldtimezone.com/index24.html

Using the time zone map, answer the following questions.

1. How many time zones are there between Vancouver, B.C. and Halifax, N.S.? _________

2. If it is 12 noon in Vancouver, what time is it in Halifax? ________________________

3. How many time zones are there between Toronto and the United Kingdom? _________________

4. At 8:00 am in Toronto, what time would it be in London, England? ____________________

5. If you are travelling from Toronto to Germany will you "lose" or "gain" time? ___________________

6. If you are travelling from Toronto to Chile will you "lose" or "gain" time? ____________________

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7. Use the map to complete this table.  Use today's date and the current time.
There is space for you to choose two other locations.

Location Number of Time Zones From Local Date Time
Your town or city        ---------- . .
Los Angeles, California . . .
Paris, France . . .
Johannesburg, South Africa . . .
Tokyo, Japan . .  
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8. In what ways do the time differences around the world affect trade and business?

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