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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.

6 Things You Need to Know About Buying a New Home

Being in the market to purchase a new home is always a big and exciting step in someone’s life. But sometimes this process isn’t as exciting as you would like it to be. It's not that getting your new home isn't exciting, it is the headache you may experience...

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Do Males Pay More Than Females On Car Insurance?

A hot topic in the insurance world is do males pay more than females on their car insurance? To put it bluntly, yes. Of course there are different circumstances and different companies treat the topic differently, but as a whole yes, males pay more then females....

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How to Make S.M.A.R.T. Goals for 2018

The New Year brings with it a renewed sense of what “could be” and often we find ourselves making goals to try and achieve this. Whether your goals are related to healthier living, financial success, quitting bad habits or making changes in your personal life, it...

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Welcome Mink Insurance to the McDougall Insurance Team!

On behalf of McDougall Insurance we are pleased to announce that we have merged with Mink Insurance Services Ltd. as of December 1st, 2017. We are very excited to welcome the employees at Mink Insurance to our organization. Mink Insurance Services is a large and very...

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Tips for Safe Winter Driving

We are fast approaching some of the most hazardous driving times of the year – the holiday season. This happy season of joy, celebration and giving also sees a spike in distracted, impaired and unsafe driving charges. Driving during this season can be stressful for...

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Insurance Fraud Driving Rates to Increase

“My insurance company raised my rates again this year!” “My premium just continues going up year after year.” “I haven’t had a claim so why is my insurance going up?”   The frustration around insurance premiums, especially as it relates to auto insurance, has been...