About Us

Bakka Phoenix:  Older than we look

Bakka first opened its doors in 1972.  The name, Bakka, was taken from Frank Herbert’s Dune, and means ‘the weeper who mourns for all mankind’.  In the nearly 40 years since, the store has changed owners, locations, and even its name (slightly).  But what hasn’t changed is our knowlege of, committment to, and sheer darned enjoyment of science fiction and fantasy.

We host tons of author appearences, readings, panels, and offsite events of all kinds.  We’re Canada’s oldest SF& F bookstore, and we’re proud to be part of the greater community.

Our current hours are:
Monday through Friday: 11AM to 7PM
Saturday: 11AM to 6PM
Sunday: Noon to 5PM