Canoe411, Quebecor’s New Canadian Online Directory Site, Soft-Launches

It looks like Canoe411, the new online directory from MediaPages (Quebecor Media’s directory company) has soft-launched. Powered by Local Matters’ Destination Search Platform, it includes data from InfoCanada.

Canoe411 home page

MediaPages has announced that, in 2008, they will “begin publishing urban directories, co-branded with Vidéotron (Quebecor Media’s cableco), in the Greater Montreal and Greater Quebec City areas. These directories complete an array of regional directories currently published by MediaPages in communities across Canada, co-branded with local and community newspapers owned by Sun Media and Quebecor Media.” You can see an example of their print book here., Quebecor’s portal, has yet to replace with the new site.

Update (02/11/2008): it looks like the site is gone.

Update2 (05/27/2008): Canoe 411 ( Now Part of the Canoe Network