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Directories of Organizations and Businesses

Find your competitors, suppliers, and companies to market to.  The following lists lead to many resources for finding other companies.

  1. Business Directories - Canadian   Topic Guide prepared by Business Services, OPL
  2. Business Directories – International   Topic Guide prepared by Business Services, OPL
  3. Locate Ottawa  Click on one of the Map tools, and select a region, then choose the Business report. 
  4. Community Information Centre of Ottawa  211 Directory   Searchable directory to non-profit services in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario.
  5. Ottawa Business Journal  Scroll down to view latest issue of Book of Lists, a buying guide for Ottawa companies.
  6. Hoovers Directory of companies  (primarily American). Use the free trial to obtain more details in profiles
  7. Manta Searchable data on companies  in US and worldwide  (basic information free; more detailed information available for a fee)
  8. Profile Canada
  9. KOMPASS 
  10. Canadian Trade Index (CTI) – Canadian Manufacturers Association
  11. Fraser's Canadian Trade Directory
  12. Thomasnet 
  13. Charity Village  Includes a directory of Canadian charitable organizations.

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