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Targeting Companies by Location

Create lists of companies and potential employers for specific locations

Do you have a list of companies you would like to work for? Use LexisNexis or Mergent to create a target list of Canadian companies in a particular city.

Public companies in Canada

LexisNexis

  • Expand "Get Company Info" tab in lower right corner
  • Select Company Dossier Link
  • Select "Create a Company List" tab in the middle
  • You can search by any of the criteria - city, NAICS, SIC, company type, etc. Additional criteria can be added by choosing "Business Description" from the drop-down menu. 
  • Additional instructions with screenshots are available in this document.

Mergent


Private companies in Canada

Please note that private company data is very limited. Most comes from directories or from web crawling.

LexisNexis

  • Expand "Get Company Info" tab in lower right corner
  • Select Company Dossier Link
  • Select "Create a Company List" tab in the middle
  • Under company type, select "All Private" or check additional private company options in the drop-down menu
  • Add additional criteria (location, industry, etc) as preferred.
  • Additional instructions with screenshots are available in this document.

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