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Dear Valued Sidney Customers,

Capital Iron Sidney has been a mainstay in vibrant Sidney By The Sea since opening its doors in 1988. We are sad to announce that our Sidney location will be closing in January 2020 when the lease expires. Please understand that a great deal of time, thought and research went into this difficult business decision. We will continue to look for a suitable location in Sidney that has the space availability to match our needs. We have grown alongside the community and have always strived to provide product lines that are second to none, while maintaining the outstanding customer service you have come to know and expect from Capital Iron.

We loved being a part of your dynamic community. Our Downtown Victoria and Langford locations continue to thrive and will be open to serve you. We thank you for your continued support.

Wondering Why Capital Iron is Still Offering Plastic Bags?

In accordance with Victoria’s new checkout bag Bylaw:

Can business use up their existing checkout bag stock, even past the July 1, 2018 bylaw date?
Businesses have until January 1, 2019 to use up remaining bag stock if purchased before December 14, 2017.  For compliance purposes, businesses should ensure they can demonstrate that the stock they are using up was purchased before December 14, 2017.

Do businesses have to charge a fee for checkout bags when using up existing stock?
No, businesses are not required to charge a fee when using up stock purchased before December 14, 2017. Existing stock can only be used until January 1, 2019.

As our current stock of plastic bags run out Capital Iron will be providing our customers with a selection of reusable bag options for purchase.

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Don’t miss out! Our world famous Christmas shop is open and bursting with all the bits and bobs to deck your halls!

We’re excited to introduce Endless Pools, arriving in store next week! Drop by to speak with one of our sales staff and take a look at this amazing product! We can’t wait…

Did you know that back to school is the busiest shopping season of the year?

Well it’s time to gear up because back to school is now in session! We know that preparing for the new school year is an exciting time, but completing that supply list can be daunting task. Never fear we’ve got all the “A” worthy gear to make your new school year a success!

Capital Iron has been a staple is Victoria for more than 80 years, so it’s safe to say that we’ve done the whole “back to school” thing once or twice. Our buyers have curated an amazing selection of back to school essentials (and some must haves that are not so essentials) that are sure to set you on the right path. Our friendly staff are here to help you pick everything from the perfect backpack and shoes to a kettle, pots and pans, shower curtains and nightlights (we won’t tell).

And to top it all off did you know that Capital Iron also offers a year round student discount of 15% OFF to all post-secondary students? How can you go wrong? Capital Iron, there’s no store like it!

Did you know…

Our award winning Hot Tubs Department has moved out to our Langford location? Head out and see the amazing selection of tubs and spas, talk to our experts and let them put you on the path to total relaxation. Already have a Hot Tub? We also offer water testing at all 3 of our Capital Iron locations, we’re happy to help you sort out any issues you may have.

Now’s the time to start planting, even with our colder, wetter winter
Our garden departments have just received a dazzling array of flower bulbs, savory onion bulbs and potatoes. We’ve stocked all three stores, but these go fast every spring. Stop in to grab your favourite varieties before they’re gone!

New: Our 2017 Outdoor Living E-Catalogue
With spring just around the corner on Vancouver Island, we’re proud to release our spring Outdoor Living E-Catalogue. With the largest showrooms of Outdoor Living products on Vancouver Island, preview all the collections and services we offer right here in Victoria, Sidney and the West Shore. From custom outdoor kitchens to premium patio furniture collections, There’s No Store Like It…for Outdoor Living.

New Arrivals: Columbia OutDry Jackets
New for Spring 2017, the Columbia OutDry jackets for women and men. Capital Iron has the largest selection of colours in-store on Vancouver Island! Try out the newest “Tested Tough” technological jacket in all three of our stores today.

Have you seen our big, big, big lights? They’re over 1 foot tall.
We’re proud to be that kind of store, where you can find these kinds of lights. Really Big Lights are a true Capital Iron find, and a must for the true Christmas In Victoria fanatic. LED powered and completely mobile for hanging at your home, boat, camper or yard! Now on sale at all three of our stores, in a set of 5 white lights or set of 5 mult-coloured. One set spans 15 feet and will last for years.

BC Storm Preperation
Our Camping Department gals and guys have a few tips to stay safe, warm and comfortable.

There’s No Store Like it…for Students! 
Did you know all Post-Seconday Students received 15% off year round at Capital Iron? It’s true! All three stores participate, all that is needed is a Valid Student ID or College acceptance papers. Some brands and items are excluded – ask for details in store.

A customer thanks Bryce for a great in-store demo

Halibut Anchor Packages: only Capital Iron carries them!
In all of Southern Vancouver Island, Capital Iron in Langford is the only store to find a ready-made Halibut Anchor Package. Stop in, have a chat with Richard, then head straight out to the water! Good to go in 1 step for Halibut fishing – and now is the season to hook the big one!

Halibut Anchor Package at Capital Iron

An illustrated guide that makes seed starting a snap!
For plants small and large, we love starting seeds indoors. Growing from seeds brings a wider variety of available plants for your particular garden, a larger selection of colours & textures, and healthier produce later on. We have all the supplies you need at each Capital Iron store – stop in today to see our brand new Garden departments! New shipments arriving now. Credit:

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A thankful customer reviews two clothing staff



We’re here to help you wrap up Christmas, without the tangled mess
Dec. 30, 2015
Did you have to dig out a twisty tangle of Christmas lights this year? Use this guide to easily wrap your lights this year, and give yourself the present of an organized bunch for next Christmas! Easy, hassle-free decorating makes the holidays bright – from Capital Iron’s Christmas Department.





A handwritten customer review sent in to thank Michelle
Thank you Carol and Don for this wonderful review of Michelle in Fireplaces & Home Decor. We couldn’t agree more – Michelle is an asset to our company, and we’re proud to have her on our team.

New! “Field Tested, Staff Approved”
Our staff are active, busy people, and have tested and tried the products we have in our store. They know what works for them, and what products work best for different people. We’ll be featuring real recommendations from our staff in this new series! Check our Facebook page for these and other great posts (no need to sign in!).


Capital Iron BBQ featured in The Times Colonist “House Beautiful”
We’re honoured to have a Capital Iron barbeque featured in the Times Colonist. The Napoleon model chosen by the Murray family for their new outdoor kitchen looks stunning, and we’re thrilled that they chose the experts in our barbeque department. Read more in the full article here.


A tricky home project solved at Capital Iron (customer review)
Customer Review of Ian

Traveler to Lesvos picks up Emergency Kit at Capital Iron for refugee work
John stopped in to our camping department as he’s leaving for Lesvos, Greece to help with the refugee crisis. He got in touch with us to let us know how much he appreciated working with MaryAnn, one of our Camping Dept. staff. She helped him pick out the right Emergency Kit for international travel, and one that would fit his budget and particular needs. If you want to see more about his trip, visit his site here. Best of luck!

Review John

Seriously Foodie Camping: French Press Coffee
A first look and review on the new Stanley vacuum steel French Press. A favourite of our Camping Department, everything you need to boil, brew and serve is included in one container!

Happy Hot Tub customer review
Customer Review Dean

Where to go online if an Emergency Hits Vancouver Island
If a disaster hits, more and more government agencies are using Twitter, Facebook and texting to alert & notify the public. Before you need them, save the twitter accounts & websites listed below in the flyer to your phone, tablet or computer. For more info, check the Federal emergency website, Provincial emergency website, and local Victoria emergency website. If you need an emergency kits, all three Capital Iron stores are ready to help  – visit here for store locations and hours.

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