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Light Packet Shipping

Some of you might have noticed we added a ‘light packet’ logo to many of our product pages. You might ask ‘what is light packet?’ It is a low cost shipping method we offer for Canada and The United States. The logo indicates that specific product is eligible for light packet shipping.

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Holiday Shipping

Good news everyone! As of December 8, 2015, We have extended our Canada Post shipping cut off to 4:00 PM Pacific Time (7:00 PM Eastern Time). This means all orders placed before these times will ship out same day! That’s 2 extra hours of shopping!

Shipping Deadlines:

We do want to remind everyone about the upcoming holiday shipping deadlines as they are fast approaching!

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2015 Holiday Season Shipping Dates

Christmas is a busy time for everyone and during that rush people tend to forget about shipping dates. Please consider these ship dates as guidelines as we cannot guarantee delivery before December 24th.

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Remembrance Day

Just a reminder – BC Robotics will be closed on Wednesday, November 11th for Remembrance Day. Our storefront will be closed this day and will reopen on Thursday, November 12th. Orders placed online after 2:00 PM Pacific Time Tuesday, November 10th will be shipped Thursday November 12th.

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Soldering Level 1 Workshop

Makerspace Nanaimo and BC Robotics will be hosting another level 1 soldering workshop.

When: Saturday, November 21st @ 1:00pm
Where: 2221 McGarrigle Road, Makerspace Nanaimo

In this workshop we will be learning how to solder a blinky light. This will include identifying each of the components, locating where they go on the circuit board, and soldering them in place.

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