Many people aren’t aware that Canada411 exists solely to help you find the names of people who have called you. This handy website continues to be useful especially for people who live in Canada, although people from all over the world can take advantage of this free service. With a population of over 35 million, there are sure to be many people who may have called you that may live or reside in Canada, or have a Canadian phone number. Additionally, some telemarketers use Canadian numbers in order to be perceived as being from Canada, when in reality they may just be using a cell phone spoofer. (You can read our article about cell phone spoofing here: What is Google Voice?). If you are looking to sign up your number to the Canadian Do Not Call list, you can visit this page: (Coming Soon!).
How to use Canada411
In order to use this service you need to visit the Canada411 homepage, then fill in the phone number information of the person who called you in the box that looks like this:
Skip to the bottom of the page and you will see a box (like the one above) where you can enter a phone number to search. Once you have entered the phone number, click on “Find”.
The results page will tell you the first and last name of the caller, the location (with a handy interactive map that will route you directions to the home of the caller) and also the full address and zip code as well. You can slo share the result with Facebook or through email if you need tot he send the information to someone else. There are many people in this database because multiple Canadian phone companies and cell phone agencies have combined their lists together to form Canada411. Below is the full list of cell phone carriers that have been added to the Canada411 directory:
- ITPA (Independent Telecommunications Providers Association)
Many sources have worked towards Canada411 by supplying phone numbers and other information about address and location. Clicking the above links will take you to the providers’ website. The Canada411 website also has resources to lookup a business based on their phone number as well, you will find the search for businesses link on the homepage, look at the picture above for assistance.
Upon the publishing of this article, we found that TELUS and Bell numbers were more common in the directory. The directory did not charge us anything to retrieve the information about the whereabouts of the caller we tested.