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about us

about us

Welcome to BC Shaver & Hobbies, Victoria’s Premiere Hobby Shop since 1952. It is our continued mission to build a strong, helpful and welcoming hobby community.

We are hobbyists too, and our sales team has years of experience using the products that we carry. So come into our new shop at Hillside Shopping Center with your questions, queries and quirks. We’ll be happy to help you get over any hobby hurdle!

Or, contact us by email: or by phone.

During these troubled times, some of our operations have changed around the store. Click here for more information, see our Facebook page for updates, or give us a call at 250-383-0051.

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Monday 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m.

Tuesday 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m.


Wednesday 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m.


Thursday 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m.


Friday 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m.


Saturday 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m.


Sunday - CLOSED


Come visit us in Hillside Shopping Centre!



Come see our selection of kits from many manufacturers, both requiring glue and those that don't. We carry brands like Academy, Airfix, Aoshima, Bandai, Cidatel Games Workshop, Hasegawa, Kinetic, Kotobukiya, MiniArt, Plastic Soldier, Ryefield Models, Wizkids and much more! We also carry all the paints and supplies you'll need to make your project look its best.


We've got all kinds of models from Gunpla (Gundam Plastic Models) to ships and tanks. 

plastic models

Model paint is special: finely ground to adhere to all kinds of delicate surfaces. We carry all the top brands, AK Interactive, Citadel, Humbrol, GSI Creos (Mr. Color), Tamiya acrylics and lacquers, Vallejo and more! We carry spray cans and bottles, brushes and airbrushes and all manner of thinners and solvents.


Land, sea or sky, take control with brands like Traxxas / LaTrax, Axial, Tamiya, Horizon, Hen Long, and Pro boat.

Our parts department is huge! We carry the manufacturer stock parts, as well as upgrades and aftermarket components. If you need a part, contact us and let us know the part number for quicker service. Our R/C experts are here to help you get your vehicle running again.

Flying is fun, and we carry a lot of different ways to get started with RC Planes, as well as more challenging aircraft for the experts!

radio control

We think it's gonna be a long long time until you find a more comprehensive seleciton of rocketeering goods. Blast into the stratosphere with rockets from ESTES. We have supplies to keep you in the air as well as a fine selection of rockets for an explosive afternoon with friends & family!


wooden kits

Come experience historically accurate mechanically functional wooden kits by local Victoria company Pathfinders, laser cut mechanically funcitonal kits by ROKR and UGEARS, beautiful music box and scale model room kits by Robotime, and more!

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