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We are happy to announce that our office is open to the public. We have plexiglass installed at each of our desks and are limiting the number of customers in the office to 3 at any one time. If preferred, we are still able to complete transactions by a combination of phone and email. To start your transaction, please call us at 604-468-4188

Our thoughts go out to those impacted and who are sick, we wish you a full recovery. We are also inspired by and appreciative of the healthcare workers and the first responders who are working the front lines to provide care to those affected.

Insurance Products

For all your insurance needs; home, autos, recreational vehicles and boats, or your business and liability exposures. Cover your assets and insure what matters.

  • Home insurance

  • Business insurance

  • Auto insurance

  • RV insurance

  • Marine insurance


About Us


MacDonald-Gill Insurance located in Westwood Plateau Village in, Coquitlam, is an office of professional, fully-licensed staff, eager to provide everyone with the best insurance experience. We work with a number of major Insurance companies, such as Wawanesa and Canadian Northern Shield and ICBC, and offer varied products to meet all our customer’s insurance needs. We understand efficiency and automation and find the right balance, ensuring our clients receive the personalized customer service experience.

We are proud to insure generations of families and take pride in our high retention of clients who enjoy our personal, friendly, efficient approach. We know our clients names and make sure we understand their needs. Where extra effort is the norm to serve you better.

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Blog News

Stay informed and up to date in what is happening in the insurance industry.

Why Insurance Is A Great Career For Women

March 5, 2021

With the spotlight on International Women’s Day, it is a great time to point out what a promising career choice the Insurance industry is for women to thrive in. Insurance brokers represent an important part of the overall Property & Casualty (P&C) Insurance industry.  They are licensed insurance professionals employed by an insurance agency and play a notable role by interfacing between the […]

Understanding the Insurance Claims Process

February 18, 2021

Making an insurance claim can be a stressful time, especially if the incident or damage is very disruptive. You might have questions about insurance claims, what your policy covers, and what to do next. First Things First Be prepared – information is your friend in the claims process.  Photos or video of your home and […]

Things To Keep In Mind When Purchasing Tenant Insurance

February 10, 2021

One of the most under-utilized insurance products on the market is Tenant Insurance. Learn how it can keep you safe when renting a home.

The Condo Insurance Crisis, Rising Deductibles, and Available Coverages

January 14, 2021

As strata buildings in B.C. experience a spike in insurance rates between 50 to 300%, condo and townhouse unit owners are reeling from rising deductibles.  Many owners are often facing deductibles over $100,000. Between 8,000 to 10,000 strata corporations are expected to fall victim to these increases. How Unit Owners are Taking the Hit Strata […]

Understanding The Insurance Claims Process

January 29, 2021

Making an insurance claim can be a stressful time, especially if the incident or damage is very disruptive. You might have questions about insurance claims, what your policy covers, and what to do next. First Things First Be prepared – information is your friend in the claims process.  Photos or video of your home and […]

Our Guide To Winter Tires And How They Affect Your Car Insurance

December 14, 2020

Canada welcomes a variety of seasonal changes, and while the picture-perfect scenery is often a marvel to look at, driving through snowy roads during winter can turn your daily commute into a scary experience. Beginners and seasoned drivers know that all-season tires can help push through a wide range of road conditions, but once the […]

Winter Tips for House Insurance

January 18, 2020

Snow on the roof – When there’s a huge snowfall, it can pile up quickly. Thick layers of snow accumulating on your roof could compromise your roof, eaves, or flashing   potentially causing damage to your home. It is recommended to hire a professional to reduce or remove excess snow from the roof. It could save […]

Importing a Vehicle

June 14, 2018

Many BC residents search worldwide to find their perfect vehicle, and often that perfect vehicle is found outside of BC. Whether you are looking to import from Japan, the USA or another Canadian jurisdiction, importing a vehicle into BC does not need to be as daunting as it seems. If you are moving to BC […]

Course of Construction Insurance

April 27, 2018

Building your dream home or recreational getaway? Don’t forget your Course of Construction insurance. Whether you are taking on the task yourself or have hired a General Contractor to oversee your construction, insurance should be top of mind. Builders/Developers building spec homes cover the insurance during the construction phase, as ownership is still theirs during […]

Spring Cleaning Claims Prevention Tips

April 12, 2018

April showers bring May flowers, and it also means it is time to freshen things up. Spring cleaning is not just about closets, cupboards, decks and windows.  Spring cleaning should also include some home maintenance of your structures, appliances, and systems.  This will not only ensure everything is clean and in good working order, but […]

Home Insurance

March 10, 2017

Bylaws and Code Upgrades Insurance companies insist on insurance to full value, and in turn most policies are paid out on a Guaranteed Replacement Cost basis.  This to ensure that the consumer has coverage to full replacement value of their dwelling, despite the market or construction conditions at the time of a claim. However, it […]

ICBC News

March 10, 2017

August, 2016, was the soft launch with September, 2017, being the full rollout of  ICBC’s new Insurance Sales System, PolicyCentre.  They have completely revamped the way we, Insurance Brokers, deliver their automobile products to the consumer. Although the rollout did result in some processing delays at the onset, processing times were quickly back to normal. […]

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