Route1 Inc.
TSX VENTURE : ROI

Route1 Inc.

August 20, 2010 13:00 ET

Route1 Inc.: Amar S. Doman to Stand for Election as a Director

K. Andrew White to Step Down as Vice Chair

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2010) - Route1 Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ROI) ("Route1" or the "Company"), a security and identity management company, today announced that the following persons have been nominated to stand for election as directors at Route1's September 15, 2010 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting"): Tony P. Busseri, Peter F. Chodos, Amar S. Doman, Michael F. Doolan and Michael D. Harris.

The Meeting will be held at 9:00 am (Toronto time) at the TMX Broadcast Centre (TSX), The Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario. For more information on the matters to be voted on at the Meeting, please see Route1's Management Information Circular and other meeting materials that were mailed to Route1's shareholders of record as at August 11, 2010 and are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

The Company also announced today that effective August 31, 2010, K. Andrew White will be stepping down as Vice Chair. Post August 31, 2010, Mr. White has agreed to act as an advisor to the Company's management on technology matters, particularly, its development and commercial application, for a period of at least one year.

Amar S. Doman

Mr. Doman was the founder of The Futura Corporation ("TFC") and was responsible for the initial acquisition of CanWel Building Materials Ltd. ("CBML") from its previous owners and the Surewood Forest Products Division from its previous owners. Mr. Doman spearheaded the CanWel Hardware, Surewood Treating and BLC acquisitions and has steadily built CanWel to its current level. Mr. Doman has over 20 years' experience in the building materials manufacturing and distribution industries. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for both TFC and CBML and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of CanWel in February 2010. Mr. Doman is also a member and chair of the board of trustees of Tree Island Wire Income Fund (TSX). Mr. Doman is a former director of the Canadian Institute of Treated Wood and the Building Supply Dealers Association of British Columbia. Mr. Doman was also named Ernst & Young Pacific Region Business to Business Entrepreneur of the Year in 2005.

ABOUT ROUTE1 INC.

Route1 delivers award-winning security and identity management solutions to customers world-wide. These solutions provide universal, secure access to all digital resources and sensitive data. At the heart of Route1's solutions is the MobiNET®, a communications and service delivery platform focused on identity management and entitlement-based access to resources. Route1's patented solution is based on FIPS-140-2 cryptographic modules, and simplifies the process of meeting increasingly stringent regulatory requirements around privacy and security. Headquartered in Toronto, Route1 is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. For more information, visit www.route1.com.

This news release, required by applicable Canadian laws, and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

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©2010 All rights reserved. Route1, the Route1 Logo, Mobi, Route1 MobiKEY, Route1 TruOFFICE, Route1 PurLINK, Route1 EnterpriseLIVE, and Route1 MobiNET are either registered Trademarks or Trademarks of Route1 Inc. in the United States and or Canada. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.

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