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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

COVID-19 uncertainty shuts big Algoma Steel construction site

COVID-19 uncertainty shuts big Algoma Steel construction site

Work temporarily halted on No. 2 ladle metallurgy facility
COVID-19 uncertainty shuts big Algoma Steel construction site

COVID-19 uncertainty shuts big Algoma Steel construction site

Work temporarily halted on No. 2 ladle metallurgy facility
Civic Centre recladding soldiers on, still considered 'essential service'

Civic Centre recladding soldiers on, still considered 'essential service'

'If work stops, we will get water damage' - chief administrative officer Malcolm White
COVID-19 forces delayed openings of landfill, hazardous waste depot and Pointe des Chenes campground

COVID-19 forces delayed openings of landfill, hazardous waste depot and Pointe des Chenes campground

Leaf and yard waste collection will also be delayed
Part of Second Ave. to close for road construction

Part of Second Ave. to close for road construction

Avery Construction wins $1.5 million job
Civic honours proposed for grocers and other COVID-19 heroes

Civic honours proposed for grocers and other COVID-19 heroes

Honourary award for front-line, essential service workers
Stuff we're hearing from the corner of Texas Avenue and Illinois

Stuff we're hearing from the corner of Texas Avenue and Illinois

Residents want a stop sign, arguing that traffic has increased because of Holy Cross School
Why on earth were school buses running on Friday?

Why on earth were school buses running on Friday?

They were carrying computers, not kids
COVID-19: Hospital announcement likely this weekend, Sault mayor says

COVID-19: Hospital announcement likely this weekend, Sault mayor says

Will we be the next Ontario community to announce a pop-up hospital to free space for pandemic patients?
COVID-19 uncertainty prompts PUC to increase borrowing capacity

COVID-19 uncertainty prompts PUC to increase borrowing capacity

Utility says it's a proactive measure, only to be used if and when necessary