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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

Book about SooToday cartoonist shortlisted for national crime-writing award

Book about SooToday cartoonist shortlisted for national crime-writing award

At age 14, Ron Moffatt was wrongfully convicted of murdering a seven-year-old boy at Toronto's Canadian National Exhibition
The steel mill is leasing the port to itself. Here's why

The steel mill is leasing the port to itself. Here's why

On Wednesday, members of the Sault's committee of adjustment were wanting to know
City Council refuses to rethink MacDonald Ave. high-rise

City Council refuses to rethink MacDonald Ave. high-rise

113 citizens sign petition opposing it
Extinction Rebellion pulled from City Council agenda at last minute

Extinction Rebellion pulled from City Council agenda at last minute

Mayor Provenzano offered to make a proclamation supporting the climate-change cause. But local activists say that's not enough
Will your street get resurfaced this year? Here's the work plan

Will your street get resurfaced this year? Here's the work plan

Grovesnor Avenue and Allen’s Side Road are on the resurfacing list
77 million people (including 45 Saultites) wish you a Happy New Year!

77 million people (including 45 Saultites) wish you a Happy New Year!

The Sault's Tamil population was essentially nonexistent when Hariram Mukundan arrived here in 2006
Deal brewing for Mill Market

Deal brewing for Mill Market

The private firm currently operating the market owes about $102,000 in back taxes and fines
'Operating upset' reported at No. 7 blast furnace

'Operating upset' reported at No. 7 blast furnace

Controlled restart underway
Councillors push to shut down Canada Post fentanyl deliveries

Councillors push to shut down Canada Post fentanyl deliveries

Algoma's rate of hospitalization for opioid toxicity is 45.7 per 100,000 people. That compares to 14.6 per 100,000 in Ontario
Elite martial artists grapple at Conservative nomination meeting

Elite martial artists grapple at Conservative nomination meeting

'Terry Sheehan, your time is up' - Sonny Spina, Sault's Conservative candidate in the Oct. 21 federal election