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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.

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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(Insurance) Award Season

And the winner is… Is something you will hear a lot in the upcoming weeks. It’s award season, and that means people across the world will tune in to catch the Hollywood buzz and see who the big players were last year. The Golden Globes, hosted by Jimmy Fallon just...

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What Does My Insurance Cover When It Comes To Water Loss?

Are you covered for water loss or damage to your property? This is a very complex question. Once upon a time all the rage was fire protection, however, the insurance world has realized water claims are now more common than any other claim on a homeowners policy. So...

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Automatic Emergency Braking and Your Insurance

Travelling along the 401, you notice an awful accident on the opposite side of the highway, you just cannot help but look; it is human nature, and it is quite dangerous. Suddenly your car slams on the brakes! What just happened? Your car sensed an imminent chance for...

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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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