BBB Honour RollCertified Canadian Mover

Ottawa Moving Company

Local Ottawa Movers Serving Ontario

Bi-Weekly Trips to Toronto & the GTA

Local Ottawa Movers - Moving in Ottawa
and to or from Greater Ottawa within Ontario

Best Ottawa Moving Trucks
Nicest Ottawa Moving Trucks
Protecting Furniture and Floors

Free short term storage
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Get Packing!Our Movers Are Experienced, Full-Time Employees


Unlike most moving companies, First Rate Movers employs full-time, payrolled movers. This means paying decent wages, overtime pay, holiday pay, vacation pay, CPP, EI, and WSIB. It also means training movers on how to move properly, safely, and efficiently. The result is a capable group of employees that feel appreciated, respected and who value their jobs. These movers take pride in their work and value customers’ opinions of their service.

In contrast, most moving companies hire day/cash labourers or hire their movers as contractors. This is usually done in an attempt to avoid undertaking the responsibilities of a legitmate employer. These kind of labourers usually lack commitment to and respect for the companies that hire them. This results in a high turn over of transient labourers who rarely care about customers or their belongings. These companies are often left desparate for workers and end up hiring less desireable people such as convicted criminals and drug addicts. Most customers would not want these types around their families or handling their belongings but few think to consider this possibility when hiring a moving company.

At First Rate Movers, we care about our customers and our employees and it shows. You can take comfort in knowing that this Ottawa moving company is also bonded.

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Our Full Service Moving Rates Include:

  • premium bed bags
  • plastic couch wrap
  • floor protection
  • wardrobe boxes*
  • clean moving blankets*
  • $250,000 insurance
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FREE

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Storage

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7000+ Happy Customers and a 99% Referral Rate

by Karine B
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I would just like to let you know that your staff that moved me on Friday was extremely professional and efficient. I am 100% happy with your company’s services and I will strongly recommend First Rate Movers to anyone I know who is moving in Ottawa. Thanks again!

by Erin North
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I just wanted to let you know that things went really well last week. The guys were very professional and courteous and really held it together on such a hot day.

by Shayla
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I’ve moved 4 times in the past 4 years and I have always gone for the cheapest movers. After 3 mis-managed moves, I decided to go with a professional insured company. 1st rate Movers were, BY FAR, the best company I’ve ever used. They were fast, extremely professional and accomodating to my needs. I Highly Read More…

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