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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

Name proposed for newest 'P' in the P-Patch

Name proposed for newest 'P' in the P-Patch

Couns. Shoemaker and Hilsinger want new access road to be named Passchendaele Way
Downtown Plaza gets another $250,000

Downtown Plaza gets another $250,000

City fundraising drive has still more irons in the fire
Sheehan edges ahead (by the skin of his teeth)

Sheehan edges ahead (by the skin of his teeth)

According to the latest, still-incomplete count, his lead over Sonny Spina has increased to 61 votes
<b>Nailbiter!</b> Sault election count is down to just one polling station

Nailbiter! Sault election count is down to just one polling station

One Sault polling station has 2,341 mail-in ballots that will take at least two days to count
Morin-Strom: federal NDP's worst local defeat in more than 50 years

Morin-Strom: federal NDP's worst local defeat in more than 50 years

If the New Democratic Party candidate was harbouring even a drop of bitterness last night, it wasn't showing
Prompted by unprecedented surge in calls, Sault adds 10 paramedics

Prompted by unprecedented surge in calls, Sault adds 10 paramedics

Eight of the new hires will be full-time. Two will be part-time
PUC, prime mover of smart grid clash over social-media posts

PUC, prime mover of smart grid clash over social-media posts

PUC has run up close to $100,000 in anticipated legal bills trying to silence Glen Martin's Twitter posts and other matters
Former east-end school site slated for redevelopment <b>(9 council briefs)</b>

Former east-end school site slated for redevelopment (9 council briefs)

City councillors also vote to give $7,500 to local nerds
Lumber mill moves to correct dangerous situation on Third Line

Lumber mill moves to correct dangerous situation on Third Line

If EACOM Timber gets what it wants at Monday's City Council meeting, those endless lines of trucks parked on Third Line and Peoples Road may soon be a thing of the past
Watch out for pieces of the wall blowing off the Rhodes Centre!

Watch out for pieces of the wall blowing off the Rhodes Centre!

Urgent repairs are needed to stop aluminum panels from falling off the building