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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.

5 Helpful Spring Home Cleaning Tips

Old man winter may be keeping a tight hold on this March, and has been throwing some nasty snow and winds at the outside of your home, but there is good news ahead - springtime is here. We have had hints of the warmer weather here and there, so take advantage of those...

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How Do Successful People Spend the Weekend?

You don’t have to work seven days a week to be successful. Doing so is counter-productive. Not working on the weekend can actually improve your chances of success. But that does not mean lazing around and eating bonbons on your time off. Forbes magazine has dedicated...

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Drive Safe Tips for Daylight Savings Time

Here we go again – that time of the year where we adjust our clocks in hopes of maximizing daylight hours. The fall back is easier in that we gain an hour; however, the spring forward always carries with it the moans and groans of losing that hour. On Sunday, March...

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What to Pack in Your Carry On

Getting ready for your trip south this winter? With some of the latest weather, many Canadians are packing it in and opting for a week or two somewhere sunny and warm. Most airlines now charge for checked bags on flights; so smart packing with that carry on is more...

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Driving Green Vehicles Can Save You Green

Driving green vehicles offers more benefits besides helping the environment; they can also help you save money. And no we don't mean driving vehicles that are the colour green we mean vehicles that use alternative methods to gas consumption. So how do they help save...

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Winter Car Maintenance

Winter car maintenance in Canada seems it should be routine. But all to often you see drivers who dismiss this subject. You may think that this information is common knowledge, and admittedly it is a reminder for some; however, there are many new drivers out there,...

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How Do Successful People Spend the Weekend?

You don’t have to work seven days a week to be successful. Doing so is counter-productive. Not working on the weekend can actually improve your chances of success. But that does not mean lazing around and eating bonbons on your time off. Forbes magazine has dedicated...
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