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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

Fire chief aims to charge you big money for nuisance fire alarms

Fire chief aims to charge you big money for nuisance fire alarms

Operators of drug labs and grow ops, and people who cause gas leaks without obtaining a locate, may also pay a pretty penny
Controversial line-painter hired for another three years

Controversial line-painter hired for another three years

'The company... is very quick at painting lines but I find there were an awful lot of mistakes' - Ward 3 Coun. Matthew Shoemaker
Call centre startup pitching Sault jobs to displaced Agero reps

Call centre startup pitching Sault jobs to displaced Agero reps

It hasn't quite closed the deal, but CX Solutions is looking for a Sault location for a 150- to 200-employee call centre
To fix our ailing parks, city mulls selling underutilized green space

To fix our ailing parks, city mulls selling underutilized green space

City-owned green spaces being studied for possible sale, with proceeds going toward refurbishing three local parks each year
Oops! Sault builds brand-new bus shelter where buses never go

Oops! Sault builds brand-new bus shelter where buses never go

Don't even think of trying to catch a bus at this bus shelter!
Market conditions force layoffs at Algoma Steel

Market conditions force layoffs at Algoma Steel

Ten employees given notice
Market conditions force layoffs at Algoma Steel

Market conditions force layoffs at Algoma Steel

Ten employees given notice at Sault plant
Market conditions force layoffs at Algoma Steel

Market conditions force layoffs at Algoma Steel

Ten employees given notice
Oops! City builds brand-new bus shelter where buses never go

Oops! City builds brand-new bus shelter where buses never go

Don't even think of trying to catch a bus at this bus shelter!
City prepares to help laid-off Agero employees

City prepares to help laid-off Agero employees

Transition and retraining programs under consideration