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David Helwig

David Helwig

David Helwig's journalism career spans seven 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, Digital Publishing Awards (Canada), Canadian Onllne Publishing Awards and the Michener Awards Foundation.

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

Recent Work by David

Sault utility unveils $100-million transmission project to boost power to Algoma Steel

Sault utility unveils $100-million transmission project to boost power to Algoma Steel

Sault Ste. Marie PUC to build 230-kilovolt line to power steelmaker's electric arc furnaces
Rail regulator approves sale of CN track to U.S. short-line owner

Rail regulator approves sale of CN track to U.S. short-line owner

The proposed 'Bear train' will need an agreement with short-line operator Watco to run between Oba and Hearst on the CN right-of-way
Algoma Steel closes deal to finance electric arc furnaces

Algoma Steel closes deal to finance electric arc furnaces

Arrangement was originally announced last July by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
CN announces Agawa Canyon train will run this fall

CN announces Agawa Canyon train will run this fall

Sault officials cut ribbon this week on new passenger train station
New Algoma Steel to have all-male board, senior management

New Algoma Steel to have all-male board, senior management

Hardly two months after all-male corporate boards finally went extinct on the S&P 500, Algoma Steel says the board of its new publicly traded company will have no women
Province fast-tracks recycler's bid to cook more tires in the Sault

Province fast-tracks recycler's bid to cook more tires in the Sault

'With increased capacity, the facility is expected to result in an investment of $10 million into the community and create 15 new full-time jobs'
Algoma Steel digs into the details on upgrading to electric arc furnaces

Algoma Steel digs into the details on upgrading to electric arc furnaces

If approved by ownership, steel producer promises best contaminant capture controls from new steelmaking technology
Tenaris accuses Austria of dumping unfairly priced tube in Canada

Tenaris accuses Austria of dumping unfairly priced tube in Canada

Preliminary decisions expected in September and October
Steelworkers local president boycotted prime minister's Algoma Steel announcement

Steelworkers local president boycotted prime minister's Algoma Steel announcement

Local 2251 accuses steelmaker of violating collective agreement by refusing to consult it on cost-cutting measures
Algoma Steel’s bold plan to become Canada’s greenest steelmaker

Algoma Steel’s bold plan to become Canada’s greenest steelmaker

All coal use to be phased out eventually, if the Sault Ste. Marie steelmaker pivots to electric-arc steelmaking