Future Shop offers Ontario drivers hands-free alternatives as a solution to Ontario bill that would ban cell use by drivers

    BURNABY, BC, Oct. 28 /CNW/ - In response to the Ontario bill that would
ban cell phone and handheld consumer electronic use by drivers, Future Shop,
Canada's leading consumer electronics retailer and e-tailer, is offering
Ontario drivers a line-up of the latest hands-free alternatives that will meet
safety standards and cater to the convenience of cell phone use. Alternatives
range from blu-tooth cell phone headsets to hands-free GPS navigation systems
and are available in Future Shop stores across Canada. Also, Future Shop's
ConnectPro experts are available to connect your wireless technology, making
hands-free solutions easy.

    WHAT:  Future Shop spokespeople in your community are available for
           interviews and demonstrations of hands-free alternatives

    WHEN:  Tuesday, October 28, 2008 and the remainder of this week

    WHERE: Future Shop stores across Ontario


    - Future Shop product expert showcasing hands-free alternatives for
      Ontario drivers

    About Future Shop

    With 135 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store
(www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest
retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. Future Shop and its more than
10,000 employees are dedicated to providing customers with expert advice about
home and entertainment technology both in-store and online. The company hosts
an online community forum for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to
exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information
(www.futureshopforums.ca). To help keep used electronics out of the landfills,
Future Shop has an in-store recycling program for seven types of products (see
www.futureshop.ca/green). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop is
committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profits organizations
dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see

For further information:

For further information: To arrange an interview, please contact:
Stefanie Niewada, Senior Account Executive, Optimum Public Relations, (416)
937-5103 or stefanie.niewada@cossette.com or Elliott Chun, Account Manager,
Optimum Public Relations, (416) 356-9035 or elliott.chun@cossette.com

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