The three oceans that surround Canada are the Atlantic Ocean on the east, the Pacific Ocean on the west and the Arctic Ocean to the north. Other major bodies of water in or near Canada are the Great Lakes and Hudson Bay.
The planet currently has five defined oceans. An ocean is a large body of sea water. The largest ocean by far is the Pacific Ocean, which covers the area west of North America and east of Asia. The next largest ocean is the Atlantic Ocean, which is found to the east of North America and the west of both Europe and Africa. Other oceans include the Arctic Ocean, Indian Ocean and Southern Ocean.