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Ruth Winker
Director of Corporate Communications
Jamieson Laboratories
rwinker@jamiesonlabs.com

Recent News

Jamieson Laboratories wants Canadians to vote for their favourite wildlife and wilderness group

Toronto, Ontario (August 13, 2012) — 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 from Jamieson Laboratories, awards $100,000 to grassroots groups that protect, conserve and rehabilitate Canada’s iconic habitats and species.The public-voting Call for the Wild! campaign runs through September 16, 2012, on Facebook. The nominated groups represent diverse regions of Canada:• BC SPCA Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre (British Columbia)• Nature Saskatchewan (Saskatchewan)• David Suzuki Foundation (Ontario)• Le Nichoir Wild Bird Rehabilitation Centre (Quebec)• Salmon and Trout Restoration Association of Conception Bay Central (Newfoundland & Labrador)“Now in its third year,...

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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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Ontario brings more clean solar power online, creates jobs

Ontario’s newest rooftop solar installation is bringing more clean electricity online while creating good jobs for families. The rooftop solar project at Jamieson Laboratories’ manufacturing plant in Windsor is one of the largest rooftop solar projects to come online since Ontario’s Feed-In Tariff program was introduced. The project, to be completed this fall, will have a total of 4,500 solar panels. Once completed, this project will generate 1.3 megawatts of clean electricity — enough to power 120 homes each year. During its peak construction period, this project is expected to create about 70 jobs. Through the manufacturing, construction and installation...

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Jamieson turns 90 with a commitment to a healthier world

Toronto, Ontario (May 10, 2012) — Today, North America’s first manufacturer of vitamins and nutritional supplements is celebrating its 90th birthday. Jamieson Laboratories will continue its role as a product and standards leader, while aiming to become the country’s first zero-footprint supplement manufacturer."A commitment to innovation is at the heart of our company philosophy," says Vic Neufeld, President and CEO of Jamieson Laboratories. "From the day our doors opened in 1922, Jamieson has set the tone for product excellence and selection, quality assurance, safety testing, sustainable technologies and community involvement. As time passes, our work in wellness compels us to...

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Jamieson Laboratories invites Canadian Conservation Groups to answer their ‘Call For The Wild!”

Toronto, ON (February 21, 2012) Jamieson Laboratories is now accepting nominations from community groups who would like to participate in Call for the Wild! 2012. Call for the Wild! is Jamieson Laboratories’ community investment program that 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 rehabilitate and protect wildlife. Five organizations that best meet these objectives will be selected to participate in a social media-based public...

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Where do your vitamins come from?

Toronto, Ontario (November 8, 2011)— This week, Jamieson Laboratories launches a multi-channel, bilingual advertising television campaign that will air nationally. The campaign theme,Purity is priceless™, inspires consumers to think beyond price when shopping for vitamins and supplements. “Our goal is to motivate people to consider the quality and traceability of ingredients in the supplements they buy,” says Frank Lucchetta, Jamieson’s Executive Vice President, Marketing. “There are safety concerns and inferior manufacturing processes that do exist in this industry.” With close to 30% of the market share, the Jamieson brand has already won the trust of Canada’s vitamin and supplement customers. The...

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Jamieson invites Canadians to cast a vote in annual “Call For The Wild!” campaign

Toronto, Ontario (August 16, 2011) — Today, Jamieson Laboratories launches Call for the Wild! The campaign, which runs until September 18, 2011, is a people’s choice donation program that will distribute $100,000 to five outstanding Canadian wildlife protection organizations (see below). Call for the Wild! will increase awareness about the protection, rescue and rehabilitation of Canada’s wildlife. Throughout the five-week Jamieson Cares Facebook campaign, visitors can learn about the important work of each organization, watch videos of the groups in action and ask questions through social media. “For over 40 years, Jamieson has fought to protect animals and the environment,” says company Chairman Eric...

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