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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.

Wedding Insurance Is It Right For You?

When we think of insurance we often think about protecting the things we value most; our home, car, business or life. One thing that often doesn’t get thought of when it comes to insurance is your wedding. For most of us this only happens once (or twice) in a lifetime...

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Does My Credit Score Affect My Insurance Premium?

Your credit score has a big impact on your life. It can affect things like buying a car, receiving a loan, applying for credit lines, or getting your mortgage. But what you may not be aware of is it can also affect your insurance premiums.   How does my credit score...

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McDougall Insurance is One of Canada’s Top Employers

Take a deep breathe. Now close your eyes and envision yourself, working at your dream job. Oh no wait, open your eyes you won't be able to read this if they are closed. But imagine working at your dream job. A place where the culture promotes you to grow and explore...

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Meet the Dougallers: Dave Fox

Meet the Dougallers features Dave Fox. He is our new highly trained insurance broker and has joined the McDougall DLK Insurance in our Brockville office. Dave is passionate about working in the community and creating ongoing relationships with his customers which...

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McDougall Family Fund 2018!

Go to our Facebook Page for full details! Hey, Frugal McDougallers! The McDougall Family Fund 2018 Contest is back. We are now in our fifth year. I'm sure you all know what that means...

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Umbrella Insurance: The New Status Symbol

What is umbrella insurance? An umbrella insurance policy is simply an insurance policy that gives you extra liability coverage. It acts like an umbrella in that it can cover your home, your cars, your boat etc. and sits over top of all of these policies to protect...

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What is the Difference Between an Insurance Broker and an Insurance Agent?

The terms insurance broker and insurance agent tend to be thrown around rather loosely. Sometimes a client will confuse their agent for a broker or vice versa. But we want to set the record straight! There are some very big differences between the two. In fact, their...