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David Helwig

David Helwig

David Helwig's journalism career spans six decades beginning in the 1960s.

His work has been recognized with national and international awards from groups including the Canadian Association of Journalists, Canadian Association of Broadcasters, U.S. Free Press Association, New York Festival of Radio, Radio Television News Directors Association of Canada, Canadian Community Newspapers Association and the Michener Awards Foundation.

Helwig launched Village Media's news operations as founding editor in 2002.

Recent Work by David

Amazon decision doesn't knock pluck out of Shoe

Amazon decision doesn't knock pluck out of Shoe

We didn't survive Amazon's cut. But our Ward 3 councillor has enough pluck left for one more Amazon-related City Council resolution
PUC apologizes for exposing almost 3,000 customer email addresses

PUC apologizes for exposing almost 3,000 customer email addresses

'We let them down. We've taken steps to ensure it doesn't happen again'
Sweeping changes proposed for Sault Transit <b>(6 photos)</b>

Sweeping changes proposed for Sault Transit (6 photos)

Sunday-evening service can be restored, but a city-commissioned study is recommending cuts to weekday service during off-peak times in summer
Important news for people who pee at the public library

Important news for people who pee at the public library

Portable toilets are expected to be placed this winter at the Centennial library's front entrance for up to six weeks
Sunday closings to be considered for downtown library

Sunday closings to be considered for downtown library

Other options include extending summer Saturday closures and closing earlier on Fridays
Local 2251 demands part-ownership of Sault steel mill in exchange for any concessions

Local 2251 demands part-ownership of Sault steel mill in exchange for any concessions

Health and safety issues remain a major sticking point
Local 2251 demands part-ownership of steel mill in exchange for any concessions

Local 2251 demands part-ownership of steel mill in exchange for any concessions

Health and safety issues remain a major sticking point
Essar Algoma salaried employees are fed up. Lisa Dale is using the 's' word

Essar Algoma salaried employees are fed up. Lisa Dale is using the 's' word

Around the Sault's steel mill, if Local 2724 ain't happy, ain't nobody happy. And the Steelworkers Local 2724 president is so exasperated, she's talking about a strike
Is court protection tying down our steel mill like coils on a flatbed?

Is court protection tying down our steel mill like coils on a flatbed?

Every month that Essar Steel Algoma remains under insolvency protection is costing $2 million in lost profitability, the company says
Kiwanians nozzle up to splash pad project

Kiwanians nozzle up to splash pad project

Construction to begin in Bellevue Park this spring