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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.

Welcome Ritchie Insurance to the McDougall Insurance Team!

We are pleased to announce that we have merged with Ritchie Insurance Services effective July 1st, 2020. We are very happy to welcome the employees and clients of Ritchie Insurance to our organization. Ritchie Insurance Services is a well respected brokerage with a...

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McDougall Days of Summer 2020

Our McDougall Days of Summer are Back for 2020! 2020 has been a crazy year so far and we want to help get things back on track, but we need you. Many businesses in our communities have been forced to shutdown or temporarily close their doors. We want to...

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Our 2020 McDougall Family Fund Winners!

Congratulations to our McDougall Family Fund Winners! Our McDougall Family Fund in 2020 was a big success despite everything that has gone on to begin the year. This year we had over 90 video entries and 44,000 votes, awarding a total of $10,000 to three deserving...

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McDougall Family Fund 2020!

Our McDougall Family Fund is back! Go to our Facebook Page for full details. What is the McDougall Family Fund Contest? This is our 7th year of our McDougall Family Fund Contest! That means we will be awarding a total of $10,000 to local...

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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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Welcome Ritchie Insurance to the McDougall Insurance Team!

We are pleased to announce that we have merged with Ritchie Insurance Services effective July 1st, 2020. We are very happy to welcome the employees and clients of Ritchie Insurance to our organization. Ritchie Insurance Services is a well respected brokerage with a...

COVID-19 Update

We are beginning to open our offices to the public based on the most recent information available. Please see your local branch page for the most up to date information on which offices are open and how we are conducting business to keep you safe. For a list of staff emails go to: Staff Profiles