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Ruth Winker
Director of Corporate Communications
Jamieson Laboratories

Media — Corporate Advisory

When the clock falls back, it's time to increase your Vitamin D

Toronto, Ontario (October 29, 2014) - November is Vitamin D Awareness Month, a time when Canadians are encouraged to take action to prevent deficiency of this star nutrient. The Jamieson Vitamin D National Survey, conducted by Leger last month, suggests that Canadians aren't taking adequate Vitamin D for optimal health. More important, the survey of 1,545 participants showed that Canadians have a poor understanding of Vitamin D's wide-ranging benefits. "Genetic research has established that Vitamin D acts on nearly 3,000 receptor sites in the body," says Dr. Penny Kendall-Reed, a naturopathic doctor and the director of natural therapies at the Urban Wellness...

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Everyone wins with Jamieson’s Call For The Wild!

Toronto, Ontario (September 16, 2014) — Thanks to all Canadians who voted during Jamieson’s Call for the Wild! 2014. Now in its fifth year, the popular people’s choice program has again awarded $100,000 to community groups that are working to protect, conserve and rehabilitate Canada’s iconic wildlife and wilderness. Every vote helped determine the donation total that each organization received from the Call for the Wild! fund.The leading organization is Regroupement Québec Oiseaux from Montréal, Québec. The group received 45 % of the popular vote and a $45,000 donation. “We are thrilled by the show of public support during Call for the Wild!” said...

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Jamieson appoints Mark Hornick as President and CEO

TORONTO, Ontario (June 2, 2014) — Jamieson Laboratories Ltd (“Jamieson” or “the Company”), Canada’s leading provider of vitamins, minerals and nutrition supplements, today announced that Mark Hornick has been named Jamieson’s President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.Mr. Hornick, who will also join the Board of Directors, brings to Jamieson deep experience leading and growing consumer businesses in Canada. “We are thrilled that Mark will join our team as President and CEO,” said Doug Cahill, Executive Chairman of Jamieson. “Mark is a passionate, driven leader with a proven track record of outstanding results. His focus on growing consumer-facing businesses and...

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Jamieson is counting on Canadians to vote for their favourite wildlife and wilderness group

Toronto, Ontario (August 19, 2013) — The polls are open for Canadians to vote for one of five non-profit wildlife and wilderness organizations. Call for the Wild!, the annual people’s choice donation program, created by Jamieson Laboratories, awards $100,000 to community groups that protect, conserve and rehabilitate Canada’s iconic habitats and species.The nominated groups represent diverse regions of Canada: Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre (British Columbia) Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (Alberta) BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association (Ontario) McGill Bird Observatory - Observatoire d'Oiseaux de McGill (Quebec) Hope for Wildlife Society (Nova Scotia) “Now in its fourth year, Call for the Wild! raises awareness and gives...

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How do they get vitamins inside a softgel?

Toronto, Ontario (May 29, 2013) — A new episode of Discovery Channel Canada’s hit series “How It’s Made” gives Canadians an exclusive look at the making of Jamieson’s softgel vitamins, one of the world’s most popular supplement formats. The episode, which premiered on May 28, highlights the success of Jamieson Laboratories, Canada’s leading supplement manufacturer. It features a behind-the-scenes look at the company’s 70,000-square-foot softgel manufacturing plant, International Nutrient TechnologiesTM (INT), in Windsor, Ontario.“We’re thrilled that our loyal customers and all Canadians can see the manufacturing standards and quality control that go into each Jamieson softgel,” says Vic Neufeld, Jamieson CEO and...

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Jamieson Laboratories invites Canadian conservation groups to answer their Call For The Wild!

Toronto, Ontario (January 16, 2013) — Jamieson Laboratories is now accepting nominations from community groups in this year’s Call for the Wild! Jamieson Laboratories’ community-investment program, Call for the Wild! grants a total of $100,000 each year to registered non-profit organizations involved in the protection of Canada’s wildlife and wilderness. The program goals are threefold: to protect habitats and the endangered species that call them home; to conserve ecologically significant land; and to protect and rehabilitate wildlife. Five organizations that best meet these objectives will be selected to participate in a social media-based public-voting campaign later this year. Jamieson Laboratories will award a donation...

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Sleep when you need it

Toronto, Ontario (January 9, 2013) — Nearly one-quarter of Canada’s adult population suffers from sleep disturbances. More than an issue of tossing and turning the night away, disrupted sleep also inhibits many of the body’s restorative processes, and it is now considered a factor in preventing weight loss, says Penny Kendall-Reed (ND), director of Toronto’s Urban Wellness Clinic. “The need for a good night’s sleep should be a priority for everyone as we set goals for a new year," she explains.Melatonin, a natural hormone released by the pineal gland deep within the brain, regulates our wake-sleep cycle. Over a one-month period, Kendall-Reed’s...

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