The ORIGINAL Downsizing Divas, Gail Shields and Karen Shinn, have been helping people downsize, organize, move and clear estates for over 20 years.

As Certified Senior Move Managers, we can help you move from your family home to a condo, retirement residence or care community. We love what we do and try to make a difference in people's lives every single day.

Are you moving for the first time in years? We can help you organize your treasures, decide what to pack, coordinate your move and find new homes for things you no longer want, use or need. 

Moving may come with feelings of guilt, anxiety, and excitement; having an objective person to help with the decision-making takes most of the stress out of your move.

Did You Know...?

  • Downsizing Diva is the FIRST and ONLY Canadian Move Management Company to be NASMM A+ Accredited -- the highest level of professional achievement to be awarded.
  • Gail and Karen are the NASMM 2018 Margit Novack Award Recipients for Excellence in Senior Move Management.
  • Gail and Karen are long-time Torontonians. Gail is a former singer with Sweet Adelines who continues to sing Barbershop whenever she can and Karen is an avid thrift store shopper who enjoys glass fusing and other creative endeavours. 

Call your Diva. Discover how to simplify your move... and your life!

When you are thinking about moving or downsizing, talk to The Diva and schedule your FREE in-home consultation.

Contact Gail or Karen at 416-757-0319

or email - [email protected].


Toronto East & North York

phone 416-757-0319

Areas We Serve

Bayview Village - Bridle Path – Cabbagetown - Danforth Village - Don Mills - East York - Forest Hill North - Golden Triangle – Greektown - Henry Farm – Humber – Humberlea - Lawrence Park – Leaside – Leslieville - Moore Park – Newtonbrook - Parkview Hills - Playter Estates – Portlands – Riverdale – Rosedale – Rustic – Sunnybrook - The Beach – Thistletown - Victoria Village – Weston – Willowdale – Winfields - Woodbine Heights - Yonge-Eglinton - York Mills - Yorkdale…

Memberships & Certifications



from a Son...

Thank you for all the great help you provided under difficult circumstances. The initial move was completed in an incredibly short time which was remarkable. After my mother's passing, the clear-out of both apartments was handled in an exemplary manner. We were impressed with and grateful for the extremely professional, kind and generous help provided by all the staff who assisted.

from a Client...

Now that the downsizing and move are behind me, I want to let you know that I am very satisfied with the results. The way in which all of this was organized resulted in a move that went well and without problems while the house was emptied and the remaining contents were disposed of in various ways. Thank you very much for having done an excellent job!

from a Daughter...

I just wanted to congratulate you and your team on an OUTSTANDING job. You were so pleasant to work with! You were unbelievably fast, careful, respectful, efficient, and polite! You helped me make very difficult decisions and I just can’t believe how much you were able to accomplish! You both are, truly, awesome. We could not have done this without you. If I could give you MORE than 10/10 I would! We are so grateful to have worked with you both! I give you our highest recommendation. Thank you, most sincerely.

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