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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.

Giving Back To Our Communities This Holiday Season

We love giving back to the wonderful communities we are a part of! This year, at McDougall Insurance, each one of our branches will be giving back to a local charity in their community. We want to make the holidays a little more enjoyable for everyone....

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here are some facts and figures that may surprise you, courtesy of the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca/en/ ). Thanks to advancements in diagnosis and treatment, 88% of women diagnosed with breast cancer in Canada now...

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Pink Insurance Card Going Digital in Ontario

You may have heard some rumblings or been exposed to some advertising about the pink liability insurance slips becoming available on your smartphone or digitally. Consumers have found the old method of carrying a physical pink card with them a hassle. You rarely need...

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5 Tips to Prevent a Dryer Fire

There is no better feeling than getting a fresh load of clothes out of the dryer while they are still warm. You slide on that warm shirt, pants and undies and just enjoy the next couple minutes of complete comfort. But what if you went to retrieve that load out of the...

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Getting Road Trip Ready

During the last month of the summer season, many people decide to take a well-deserved road trip. Who doesn't love a good road trip? We want to make sure your road trip goes off without a hitch. Here are some general tips for road trips. Things to check with your...

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Everything You Need To Know About Your Sump Pump

If you have a basement in your home you likely have a sump pump, and if you don’t, you probably should. Sump pumps are used to keep the water table below your foundation at a safe level. Understanding how a sump pump works and what it can do for your home is...

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Giving Back To Our Communities This Holiday Season

We love giving back to the wonderful communities we are a part of! This year, at McDougall Insurance, each one of our branches will be giving back to a local charity in their community. We want to make the holidays a little more enjoyable for everyone....