Trusted Victoria
Moving Company since 1921

We have been treating customers like family for over 100 years.


It takes resilience to remain in business for nearly a century.  Since 1921 Dowell’s Moving has changed and adapted with the times to offer impeccable moving services to people in Victoria and environs.

Our history of helping families and businesses to start afresh at new addresses is intertwined with the growth and evolution of the city.

We strengthened our long-distance moving service in 1995, becoming a full-fledged member of the Vancouver-based Highland Worldwide Group. We offer premier local, long distance and international moving services for Victoria and Vancouver Island.

owners highland moving

Alan and Robert Wiancko Owners

Highland Worldwide

Highland Worldwide was founded by Harry Wiancko in 1969. The company, with 3 locations in British Columbia and more than 35,000 sq. ft of customs bonded warehouse facilities, is known for its expertise in local, long distance and overseas moving, as well as professionalism and excellent customer service.

Harry’s sons, Alan and Robert Wiancko, continue his legacy of providing quality local, long distance and overseas moving services to businesses and households across Victoria and Vancouver Island.

Highland Worldwide has been awarded the Atlas Platinum customer service award and is one of the first international moving companies in Western Canada to earn the highest level certification of FIDI, the governing body of international movers.


canadian association of movers member

Dowell's Moving is a member of the Canadian Association of Movers (CAM), which represents moving & storage companies around the world. CAM’s main purpose is to point consumers to professional moving services as well as information on moving.​

atlas vanlines moving member

Dowell's Moving has been part of the Atlas Van Lines network for over 30 years and is an Atlas Canada Platinum Customer Service awarded moving company.

victoria chamber of commerce

Dowell's Moving is a proud member of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce.

bbb accredited victoria moving company

Dowell's Moving is a BBB A+ rated member.

Mission Statement

Dowell's Moving Victoria is focused on continuous improvement and we guarantee the Highland Worlwide Groups' total quality service package.

  • We take great pride in what we do to ensure peace of mind for our clients.
  • Our team values and treats each client with respect and integrity.
  • We are experts in Household Goods Forwarding and a leader in our industry.
  • The key to our success is personalized and professional service with a commitment to excellence based on a solid and proven system.
  • We do business by creating a win-win partnership with clients, suppliers, colleagues, agents and the general public.