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Insurance can be complicated and we get that! At McDougall Insurance it is our job to make sure our clients have the proper insurance protection and understand the different options available to them. Our insurance blog section is a resource to help make insurance less complicated. This section is designed entirely for you! Looking for more information about overland water protection for your home? Perfect, simply search for the topic and find out everything you need to know! Looking for the answer to a quick insurance question and don’t have time to read through a post? We’ve got you covered, just head to our Frequently Asked Questions section. Still haven’t found what you need? Give us a call, toll free at 1-800-361-0941, one of our brokers will be happy to assist you!

McDougall Insurance has been successfully operating for over 70 years. We have grown to include over 300 employees and offices, from Oshawa to Brighton to the Ottawa Valley and back. As the largest brokerage in Eastern Ontario, we represent over 50 insurance companies, offering you optimal selection and competitive rates.

We understand about maximizing your benefits so that you or your family can receive the best compensation if you crash your car, lose or damage your house and/or its contents, or become seriously ill and unable to work. Even your life can be insured so that your family is protected financially should anything happen to you.

Dude Where’s My Car? – Relay Theft

Relay theft, the new way bad guys are breaking into new vehicles, is a big reason many people are waking up in the morning and saying, dude where's my car? Unlike the movie, the unsuspecting victims of relay theft remembered where they parked their car, it just isn't...

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Meet the Dougallers: Andrew White

Meet the Dougallers features Andrew White. Andrew is a new employee to McDougall Insurance but he is far from new to the insurance world. Andrew started his career in the insurance industry and has been involved ever since. From the family business, to working for...

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Cyber Insurance Has Never Been More Important

Once upon a time, Cyber Crime was the stuff of Hollywood and Science fiction. But recently it has affected our everyday lives. Did Russia really influence the U.S. election?  Did 1 Billion people’s information get hacked on Facebook? According to the Canadian...

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Smart Homes May Not Be As Smart As You Think

There has been a lot of buzz in the media surrounding smart homes and all the new technology we now have access to. As a smart home owner I am the first to acknowledge all the cool things I can do from the power of my smart phone or through voice control with these...

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How to Prepare Your Home for Heavy Rainfall

A little rain can be good for us, it helps our gardens flourish, our grass green, and our farmers happy, it is definitely no cause for concern. However, special weather warnings involving heavy rain can be a serious issue and all of a sudden those flowers are flooded,...

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Meet the Dougallers: Andrew White

Meet the Dougallers features Andrew White. Andrew is a new employee to McDougall Insurance but he is far from new to the insurance world. Andrew started his career in the insurance industry and has been involved ever since. From the family business, to working for...