Canpages

Canpages

Canpages is Canada's fastest growing local search company. Providing a multimedia platform that focuses on relevant, local results, Canpages offers many choices with online, print and mobile options.

Canpages.ca is Canada’s national online directory for local business and residential searches. In excess of 3.5 million unique visitors come to visit the site every month with their local search requests.

Rich and relevant local content sets Canpages.ca apart from other directories, including photos, videos and other immersive media.
 Canpages’ robust online directory combines comprehensive data and a unique user experience with maps and satellite images provided by Bing.

With 84 print publications and over 55,000 customers, Canpages reaches more than 8 million households and businesses across Canada. Canpages publishes local telephone directories across Ontario, BC, Quebec, Alberta, the Yukon and Northwest Territories.

Canpages offers advanced mobile search technologies and multiple search possibilities with free text messages to mobile phones, mobile maps, direct SMS search and advanced WAP and iPhone mobile browsing experiences.

Canpages Inc. is owned by HM Capital Partners. Within one year of acquiring the company in 2006, HM Capital Partners invested more than $110 million into growing its Canpages’ operations and markets.
 Headquartered in Vancouver, Canpages employs 700 people and has offices in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec.


Website:
http://www.canpages.ca
Categories:
Mobile

News on Canpages

ZipLocal.com to call Vancouver home
Business in Vancouver's Glen Korstrom reported in this week that Vancouver will be the new home of ZipLocal.com. The US phone directory publisher with $115 Million in annual revenue is set to base... more
Moodfood wins Canpages contest by feeding you in living colour
Vancouver-based Canpages (recently acquired by the Yellow Pages Group) has just announced that the winner of their API contest is none other than Moodfood, an iPhone app designed by Windsor... more
Technology developers blurring the lines between real and virtual
Every week Techvibes republishes an article from Business in Vancouver. This article was originally published in issue #1071 - May 4 - 10, 2010. Virtual reality, augmented reality and... more
Canpages partners with Tagga on mobile sites
Vancouver's Tagga Media announced this morning that it has struck up a new partnership with Canpages to power their mobile websites offering. Canpages advertisers will now receive mobile optimized... more
Yellow Pages Group acquires Canpages
Big news on the on- and offline directory space. The Montreal-based Yellow Pages Group (YPG) has acquired Vancouver's Canpages for $225 Million. Canpages, whose full name is Canadian Phone... more
Canpages extends API Contest for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and Web Developers
Canpages has extended the deadline for its nation-wide Application Programming Interface (API) contest for smart phone application developers on the iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and web platforms... more
Canpages adds augmented reality to its Canada Eye
Canpages, the upstart challenger to the Yellow Pages, has scored another minor coup with their Canada Eye app. Starting Monday, the app will be available with an augmented reality feature dubbed... more
Canpages announces API Contest for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and Web Developers
Canpages announced today the launch of its nation-wide Application Programming Interface (API) contest for smart phone application developers on the iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and web platforms.... more
DigiBC’s launches VX 2010 Showcase and Media Services
DigiBC officially unveiled its VX Showcase and Media Services yesterday at the BC Showcase at Robson Square. The event was opened by Iain Black, BC’s Minister of Small Business, Technology... more
Nettwerk Music's Terry McBride joins Canpages’ Board
Canpages announced today that Terry McBride, CEO of Nettwerk Music Group, has joined the Canpages Board of Directors. McBride is the CEO and founder of the Nettwerk Music Group, the umbrella... more
Canpages partners to expand into US
Vancouver-headquarted Canpages announced today that they have partnered up with Utah-based Phone Directories Company (PDC) to form a North America-wide local search partnership between the... more
Canpages New iPhone App Finds Places Near You
Yesterday Canpages released an iPhone app called 'My Nearest' that helps Canadians find local businesses near them. The app uses the iPhone’s GPS and a one-touch interface to help users to... more
Canpages acquires GigPark, moves into social space
  Vancouver-based Canpages, an online recommendation and local search engine that aims to out do both the traditional Yellow Pages and yellowpages.com, has added another weapon to their... more
Canpages acquisiton of ZipLocal finalized, battle for local continues
Vancouver's Canpages Inc. announced last month that they had an agreement to acquire the assets of ZipLocal.ca from JLA Ventures. The acquisition of the online business search directory will be... more
WinBC announces annual award winners
The Wireless Innovation Network of BC (WinBC) held its last MomoVan event of the season in high style on June 22nd when it held its annual general meeting and announced this year’s award... more
BC Wireless and New Media Demo Day
It's Demo Day on Thursday, April 30th, so come check out the 50 select companies that want to showcase their most innovative applications or services to you.  The purpose of the Demo Day is... more
Yellow Pages challenges Canpages for iPhone dominance
I recently reviewed the new Canpages iPhone app, which brings local business listings in an easy to manage format and introduces a pretty innovative voice-driven searc function, along with mapping... more
Canpages iPhone App goes to #1
The folks at Canpages were kind enough to give Techvibes a sneakpeek of a couple recent launches. With their street view application, Canpages made improvements on existing street level mapping... more
Canpages rolls out voice-activated iPhone app
The Yellow Pages is increasingly becoming a giant, useless paperweight, full of static information and hardly able to compete with the breadth of info available on the internet. Besides the... more
Canpages takes search to the street
One of the biggest movements on the Internet is the push towards local data. Google has made sweeping changes in the last few years with apps such as Google Maps and Street View, and local... more
Pacific Northwest Wireless Summit presents awards
The Pacific Northwest Wireless Summit wrapped up tonight with the Awards Gala at the Hyatt Regency. All in all the event was a huge success with some great networking thanks to 160 attendees... more
ImmersiFind Locates CellMap for iPhone Technology
Last week we reported on ImmersiFind, a spinoff of Canpages' local search platform. One aspect of the story I missed is that the iPhone component of ImmersiFind was done by two-man Vancouver... more
Canpages Spins Off ImmersiFind for Online Search Platform
When I received a phone book this year, it went straight to the recycle. I couldn't imagine that I would ever open a dead tree copy of information that I could access much quicker online. Directory... more

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