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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.

Do I Need Insurance For My Home Based Business?

One of the biggest reasons owners do not carry adequate business insurance for their home based business is because they do not know they need it! Majority of people who own a home carry a homeowner's insurance policy. However, very few home based business owners have...

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McDougall Days of Summer are Back for 2018!

It is our last week of the McDougall Days of Summer 2018 campaign! This campaign is open to everyone that is a McDougall Insurance customer, including our non-McDougallized branches. That list includes MGJ Insurance in Peterborough, Mink Insurance in Midland, and...

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3 Changes to the Impaired Driving Laws in Canada

Bill C-46 has just received Royal Assent and there are new laws that apply to both alcohol-impaired driving and drug-impaired driving. The bill also made technical changes that will help the courts deal with impaired driving cases much more quickly. Police officers...

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Is Mortgage Life Insurance Worth It?

Buying a house is one of the biggest decision of your life, and can often be a daunting or overwhelming experience. And one of the biggest decisions that comes with buying a house is picking out a good mortgage. Often you will get your mortgage from a trusted...

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Meet the 2018 McDougall Family Fund Finalists

Combermere and Area Recreational Rink Project The small town of Combermere, which is just outside of Barry’s Bay, was hit by a Tornado in 2006. The storm caused severe damage to many parts of the community including their outdoor rink. Citizens of the community...

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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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Smart Homes May Not Be As Smart As You Think

There has been a lot of buzz in the media surrounding smart homes and all the new technology we now have access to. As a smart home owner I am the first to acknowledge all the cool things I can do from the power of my smart phone or through voice control with these...