Oegema, Nicholson & Associates Insurance Brokers Ltd.


A Farewell to John Oegema, Founder & Family Member

OEGEMA, John Sr. December 1, 1930 (Netherlands) to December 4, 2013 (Ottawa) After 83 years of a well full-filled life, peacefully, surrounded by family, John passed away. Beloved and faithful husband of the late Gonny Oegema and loving and supportive ... Continue reading


How To Stay Warm During a Winter Power Outage

We all hope it doesn’t happen, but if a power outage occurs during the winter it’s very useful to know how to stay warm. So here are some good tips.   Congregate in one room It’s easier to heat one ... Continue reading


Are You Ready for Winter? Home & Vehicle Winter-Ready Tips

We live in Canada and winter here is no joke! Make sure your home, vehicles and cottages are prepared to face the upcoming drop in temperature. Here’s a handy list of tips to help you get ready. Winterize your home: ... Continue reading


Halloween Safety Tips for Kids!

Halloween is a favourite time of year for many young people out there – and even adults! What could be better than: 1) dressing up as anything you want, 2) collecting loads of candy and then 3) eating lots of it ... Continue reading


Now Offering Cyber Security and Privacy Insurance

We are pleased to announce the new Cyber Security & Privacy insurance coverage which acts as an attachment to our professional liability insurance policies. Cyber security is a growing concern for many people, and we believe offering this risk solution ... Continue reading


  • “We have had our house and vehicle insurance with OEGEMA-NICHOLSON & ASSOC. INS. BKRS. located at 243 Castor Street in Russell, Ontario, for several years now. The people in the office have always been friendly and courteous whenever we had any queries and, in particular, we want to thank Christopher Lough who has been so helpful in every way. The thing we like the most is when you telephone this office you get a live person answering and not a machine.”-Jerry Gaudry
  • “I’ve been dealing with ONA for over 20 years with my personal insurance, as well as our commercial insurance, and I know I can rely on them for great customer service, and prompt responses. I feel confident not only referring them to my employees, but to our customers as well.”-Charlene Brunet, President, Dan Murphy Ford
  • “ONA helps me with my personal insurance and my business insurance . They are my one stop shop when it comes to insurance and group benefits. I know I’m covered in all areas. Great friendly service and knowledgeable staff!”-James Carriveau, President, Exact Interlock and Exact Properties
  • “I would like to thank Carol for everything she has done for me and my family over the years. It is my honest belief that we would not be in the position we are in if it was not for her guidance, expertise and honesty. We can’t begin to thank her enough.”-Tim
  • “It’s always a pleasure to deal with Oegema, Nicholson & Associates, and I can depend on them for all my insurance needs. I have been a client for several years and whether it’s regarding my personal insurance, or anything to do with our employee benefits or commercial needs, I know I’m taken care of.”-Rhonda, Capital Dodge
  • “I know all my insurance needs are covered with Oegema, Nicholson & Associates. I have been a loyal client for the last 15 years, and I can count of them for my commercial insurance, employee benefits, as well as my personal insurance and finances. Jeff Richer always goes above and beyond to help me with my insurance needs.”– Omkar Atwal, Owner, Leitrim Home Hardware
  • “One call to Oegema, Nicholson Associates is all it took. After our basement flooded, within a day or two they had a crew cleaning everything up, taking down the drywall and itemizing everything to be cleaned, thrown out or restored. They had everything in place for us in a timely manner and were extremely patient with me as they talked me through the process and waited for me to make decisions.”– Jennifer Parks, Stittsville, Ontario