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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.

How to Transfer the Ownership of a Vehicle in Ontario?

Every vehicle in Ontario that is used on the road is required to have a registered vehicle ownership, or the green piece of paper most of us keep in our glove box. However, many owners are unsure of what a vehicle ownership is used for, why we need it and how to...

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Meet The Dougallers: Catharine Wright

Meet the Dougallers features: Catharine Wright Cathy has been a bright spot in the insurance industry for over 39 years! She was the deserving winner of our Legendary Service award for the month of September. Cathy services a unique client group, working on the...

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Welcome D.S. Currey & Son Insurance Brokers to the Team!

We are pleased to announce that effective October 1st, 2020 we merged with D.S. Currey & Son Insurance Brokers Ltd. We are very happy to welcome all the employees at D.S. Currey & Son Insurance Brokers to the McDougall Insurance team. D.S. Currey & Son Insurance...

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Cybersecurity tips for protecting yourself at home

This article was originally posted on www.economical.com From identity theft to personal information getting into the wrong hands, there are many reasons to take cybersecurity seriously. Cyber-attackers often take advantage of high-profile events that leave people...

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10 surprising things that are covered by home insurance

This article was originally posted on www.economical.com Your home insurance policy is designed to protect you and your property in all kinds of emergencies, from fires and floods to theft and vandalism — but you might be surprised to learn that these 10 things are...

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Welcome Patterson Hadden and Brown Insurance to the Team!

We are pleased to announce that we have merged with Patterson Hadden and Brown Insurance Brokers in Kemptville. We are delighted to welcome all the employees to McDougall Ins Brokers. Patterson Hadden Brown Insurance is a very successful broker operating out of...

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How to Transfer the Ownership of a Vehicle in Ontario?

Every vehicle in Ontario that is used on the road is required to have a registered vehicle ownership, or the green piece of paper most of us keep in our glove box. However, many owners are unsure of what a vehicle ownership is used for, why we need it and how to...

COVID-19 Update

We are doing our utmost to protect our customers and our staff.

Two of our offices in Oshawa and Courtice have been closed to the public. We are taking precautions at this time based on the proximity to the GTA. These offices will still be operating, however we are allowing no clients inside. Our priority is keeping our staff and clients healthy and safe.

Our other offices are open to the public with the appropriate safety procedures in place. Business can still be conducted online, through email or over the phone. For a list of staff emails go to:

You can still conduct business online or through email. For a list of staff emails go to: Staff Profiles