The Businesses database provides the location coordinates of businesses tracked by lnfoCanada. It includes company name, street name, or NAICS industry code. There are 1.1 million records in this database and the data undergo an exhaustive telephone verification process every year to ensure accuracy. In addition, our analysts clean the data to identify duplicates to the fullest extent possible and the points are geocoded using the best available tools. As a geocoded location database for mapping and other analytical applications, it helps users develop effective B2C and B2B marketing programs.
Below you will find a short video that covers product details, sources, methodology, applications and key questions about this product. Watching this video will provide you with an overview of the product and give you some ideas for how it can be used in your own work.
Following the video, there are some additional resources linked for your reference: release notes, variable list, metadata, glossary, and NAICS code glossary.