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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.

Tips for Business Owners to Avoid a Claim During COVID-19

Tips to Avoid a Claim Keep some lights on. Remove ALL cash and receipts. Do not leave any valuables clearly visible or accessible. All safes and tills should be emptied and moved off-site for safe storage. Keep all cash drawers open to show that nothing is in the...

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COVID 19 – Update

Our Response To COVID-19 We are doing our utmost to protect our customers and our staff. The Ontario Government declared a state of emergency. As a result, we have closed our office to the public. Business must be conducted online, through email or over...

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Random Acts of Kindness Month

We love random acts of kindness day but this year we thought, why just a day? Why not make it even better? So for the month of February we are doing Random Acts of Kindness Month! This means every single day of the month we will be donating to a local...

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How Does Radon Gas Impact Our Health?

Do you believe that being a non-smoker would virtually eliminate your chances of getting lung cancer? While it is true that smoking cigarettes is the #1 cause of lung cancer, the #2 cause is a far less visible culprit: radon gas. According to Health Canada, radon...

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What to do when the ground is frozen and then it rains?

We all know that rain can be a real problem for causing flooding in certain areas, but if you couple rain, with a ground that is frozen, the flooding problem becomes even worse. Keep in mind it is not overly common for heavy rain to fall in the winter time but it does...

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COVID 19 – Update

Our Response To COVID-19 We are doing our utmost to protect our customers and our staff. The Ontario Government declared a state of emergency. As a result, we have closed our office to the public. Business must be conducted online, through email or over...

COVID-19 Update

We are doing our utmost to protect our customers and our staff. The Ontario Government declared a state of emergency. As a result, we have closed our offices to the public. Business must be conducted online, through email or over the phone. For a list of staff emails go to: Staff Profiles