Did you know that most of the jobs available are not posted? For this reason, diversifying your job search strategies is important. You can, for example, submit spontaneous applications to companies in which you are interested.

In order to find them, here is a list of business directories that could be useful to your search. The list not being comprehensive, we can help you find other resources depending on your profile and work objective.



Provides access to a directory of organizations and a directory of businesses. You can narrow your search by choosing the city or district of your choice. FRENCH ONLY.


Provides access to the profiles of more than 30,000 Quebec manufacturers, wholesalers-distributors and industrial-related service companies.



The world’s largest professional network

Global professional social network with more than 500 million members. Allows yout to build your professional network, browse through job offers, and be spotted by recruiters and headhunters. You can also follow the companies you interest you, and LinkedIn will suggest other similar companies.

LMI online – Business Directory

Labour Market Information – Emploi-Québec

Provides access to information on companies with five or more employees. To start your search, you must choose a region and then you can explore using a company’s name, a sector of activity or an NAICS code.

Million Dollar Database

Lists Canadian and American businesses in different industry sectors as well as the public sector. The database is available to subscribers onsite at the Grande Bibliothèque (BAnQ).


Québec Business Registrar (Registraire des entreprises Québec)

Provides information on companies, such as the legal status of the enterprise, the names of the main administrators, the date of creation of the enterprise, if it is bankrupt, the other names used in Quebec, etc. REGISTER AVAILABLE IN FRENCH ONLY.



Sectoral workforce committees (CSMOs)

Commission des partenaires du marché du travail Québec

Provides information about different industries and their need for workers. You can also find on these websites many potential employers. MAIN WEBSITE AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH, OTHERS IN FRENCH ONLY.



Tout Montréal

Allows you to research by trade, business, organization, etc.  Directory of Montreal and surrounding area with more than 20,000 entries. FRENCH ONLY.

Yellow Pages

Allows you to search businesses, products and services in Canada. Using the advanced search options, you can find businesses by category or by products and services. You can also search using a virtual map in order to view the businesses close to your home.