Media Advisory - Shred-it and PostNet team up to offer free Community Shred
events throughout Canada in support of March Fraud Prevention Month

Canadians can bring all the documents they can carry for safe destruction

TORONTO, March 25 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:     Community members are invited to bring confidential personal
              documents for free, safe destruction at Community Shred events,
              as part of March Fraud Prevention Month. Shred-it mobile
              shredding trucks will be on-site at select PostNet locations
              nationwide, allowing consumers to shred as many documents as
              they can carry. Participants are encouraged to discuss the
              risks of identity theft and fraud with attending Shred-it
              experts and educate themselves about information security
              measures and best practices.

              Agenda for the day:
                 -   Free document shredding for Canadians to reduce the
                     risks of identity theft and fraud and build awareness of
                     effective information security measures
                 -   Tips for community members on how to make sure their
                     personal information is secure

    WHO:      Shred-it spokespeople are available for media interviews
              (on-site or by telephone)

    WHEN:     10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
              Saturday, March 27, 2010

    WHERE:    Select PostNet locations across Canada:
              CALGARY: 839-5th Ave., S.W. Suite 120 Calgary AB
              KELOWNA: 3957 Lakeshore Road Kelowna BC
              TORONTO: 125 The Queensway, Unit B2 Toronto ON
              MARKHAM: 20 Apple Creek Blvd., Unit A1 Markham ON
              WATERLOO: 402 King Street North Waterloo ON
              MISSISSAUGA: 50 Burnhamthorpe Road (Sussex Centre), Unit 86
              Mississauga ON
              MISSISSAUGA: 2969 Argentia Road (Winston Argentia Centre),
              Unit 2 Mississauga ON
              MISSISSAUGA: 3055 Dundas Street W., Unit 3 Mississauga ON
              ST. THOMAS: 15 Arthur Avenue, Unit 1 St. Thomas ON
              LONDON: 1030 Adelaide Street North, Unit 1 London ON
              OTTAWA: 224 Hunt Club Road, Unit 3 Ottawa ON

About Shred-it

Shred-it is a world-leading information security company providing document destruction services that ensure the security and integrity of our clients' private information. The company operates 140 service locations in 16 countries worldwide, servicing more than 150,000 global, national and local businesses, including the world's top intelligence and security agencies, more than 500 police forces, 1,500 hospitals, 8,500 bank branches and 1,200 universities and colleges. For more information, please visit

About PostNet

PostNet is the ultimate business support centre. The company has grown to more than 900 franchises throughout North America and abroad and is working towards a goal of 1,500 global franchises within three to five years. Myles Franchise Corporation is the Canadian Master Franchisor for PostNet. For more information, visit


For further information: For further information: MEDIA CONTACTS: Katarina Kristanic, Shred-it, (905) 491-2250,; Natalia Smalyuk, GolinHarris Canada,, (416) 642-7967; Ian Roberts, GolinHarris Canada,, (416) 642-7906

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