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Taking “Got Bannock” to the Next Level

Posted by on July 3, 2014 at 2:13 pm

Althea Guiboche, AKA “The Bannock Lady” has been recognized for her grassroots efforts to feed the poor and homeless in Winnipeg. It has been an honour and a pleasure to work alongside her, donating food and funds, helping with fundraising, and cooking and cleaning and serving food on the street. I am part of a team […]

Income Inequality in Canada

Posted by on February 22, 2014 at 8:59 pm

          (Click image to embiggen) This chart is derived from Statcan tables on income. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/famil105a-eng.htm I have been working on a book on economics and inequality. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact me at jetpackmedia@me.com.

$710K for Clandestine Anomaly

Posted by on July 29, 2013 at 12:48 pm

Jetpack Media helped secure a round of $710,000 in production funding for Clandestine Anomaly, which, together with Manitoba New Media Tax Credits makes nearly $1-million, which will be supplemented by investments from interested publishers. The game will be the single largest ever produced out of Manitoba. This is in addition to the $250,000 in funds […]

Jetpack Media helps land $250,000 in funding for Clandestine Anomaly

Posted by on July 23, 2012 at 3:57 pm

For the past few months, Jetpack Media has been working with ZenFri Inc., a creative company headed by Corey King. Corey came up with the idea of an epic sci-fi adventure game for mobile devices that uses augmented reality and GPS. He also assembled a team of programmers and artists from across Canada. Jetpack Media […]

Clandestine Anomaly on Gamespot

Posted by on July 13, 2012 at 10:55 am

Jetpack Media helped place this video on Gamespot.com! We’ve been providing marketing, writing, and strategic communications support for this cool mobile game project. http://www.gamespot.com/clandestine-anomaly/videos/clandestine-anomaly-behind-the-scenes-video-6386825/

Looking for Three Dreams Deep?

Posted by on June 16, 2012 at 8:32 am

The Midwest Book Review gave Three Dreams Deep a great review in its June 2012 Children’s Bookwatch: How far can the concept of dreaming go? “Three Dreams Deep” is a young adult novel from D. F. Lamont, as he places readers with thirteen year old Willis Newman as he runs into a girl in his […]

“Three Dreams Deep” – Three! Weeks on the Bestseller List

Posted by on April 3, 2012 at 7:57 pm

D. F. Lamont’s “Three Dreams Deep,” released in paperback March 20 at McNally Robinson in Winnipeg, has been on the young readers’ bestseller list for two weeks. “Beautifully imagined, built on a thoroughly enjoyable mix of science, philosophy and whimsy, this story goes the whole three dreams deep and takes the reader with it.” – […]

Preview of the cover of Three Dreams Deep

Posted by on December 5, 2011 at 9:13 am

Preview of the cover of the next book for young readers by D. F. Lamont, Three Dreams Deep:

The Jinx – #1 on the YA Best Seller List

Posted by on September 23, 2011 at 10:58 am

The Jinx is at the #1 spot for Books for Young People Best Sellers List for Sept 18, 2011! You can buy a softcover at McNally Robinson Booksellers in Winnipeg, or online (or in e-book format) here:               Become a Fan of The Jinx on Facebook! 

Signed Copies of The Jinx

Posted by on September 13, 2011 at 10:08 am

If you live in Canada, you can buy signed copies of The Jinx direct from me. The cost is $12.49  + 5% GST and $2.50 shipping and handling. If you want to meet me in person, I will also be: • At McNally Robinson Grant Park on Sept 21, 2011 at 7pm for the official […]