via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Neovasc Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN) is pleased to announce the results of the votes on matters considered at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on September 3, 2020 in Vancouver, B.C. (the “Meeting”).

At the Meeting, the shareholders of the Company (the “Shareholders”) re-elected board members Steven Rubin, Paul Geyer, Doug Janzen, Norman Radow, Alexei Marko and Fred Colen to serve in office until the next annual meeting or until their successors are duly elected or appointed. Detailed results of the voting in respect of the election of directors are as follows:

Nominee Votes For % Votes For Votes Withheld % Votes Withheld
Steven Rubin 5,744,656 80.53 1,388,972 19.47
Paul Geyer 6,632,055 92.97 501,573 7.03
Doug Janzen 6,702,438 93.96 431,190 6.04
Norman Radow 6,693,984 93.84 439,644 6.16
Alexei Marko 6,497,336 91.08 636,292 8.92
Fred Colen 6,613,038 92.70 520,590 7.30

At the Meeting, the Shareholders also approved the Company’s share unit plan (78.00% of votes cast in favour), the Company’s previous grants of share units (77.78% of votes cast in favour) and re-appointed Grant Thornton LLP, Chartered Accountants as auditors of the Company.

About Neovasc Inc.Neovasc is a specialty medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets products for the rapidly growing cardiovascular marketplace. Its products include Reducer, for the treatment of refractory angina, which is not currently commercially available in the United States and has been commercially available in Europe since 2015, and Tiara, for the transcatheter treatment of mitral valve disease, which is currently under clinical investigation in the United States, Canada, Israel and Europe. For more information, visit: www.neovasc.com.

InvestorsMike CavanaughWestwicke/ICR Phone: +1.646.877.9641Mike.Cavanaugh@westwicke.com

MediaSean LeousWestwicke/ICR Phone: +1.646.677.1839Sean.Leous@icrinc.com

Forward-Looking Statement Disclaimer

Certain statements in this news release contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities laws that may not be based on historical fact. When used herein, the words "expect", "anticipate", "estimate", "may", "will", "should", "intend," "believe", and similar expressions, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may involve, but are not limited to, expectations as to the growing cardiovascular marketplace. Forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions made by the Company in light of its experience and its perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that the Company believes are appropriate in the circumstances. Many factors could cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward looking statements, including those described in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's Annual Report on Form 20-F and in the Management's Discussion and Analysis for the three months ended June 30, 2020 (copies of which may be obtained at www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov). These factors should be considered carefully, and readers should not place undue reliance on the Company's forward-looking statements. The Company has no intention and undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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