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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

Algoma Steel strike mandate vote planned for next week

Algoma Steel strike mandate vote planned for next week

High-riding Sault Ste. Marie steel producer posted record profits in 2022 fiscal year
Algoma Steel fatality was due to natural causes

Algoma Steel fatality was due to natural causes

Worker from Fountain Tire found unresponsive on June 3
Sault leads in road spending among north's five biggest cities

Sault leads in road spending among north's five biggest cities

All major cities in the North need to increase their resurfacing and reconstruction spending to catch up on 'formidable' road infrastructure deficits, says Sault Ste. Marie's director of engineering
Fatality confirmed at Sault's Algoma Steel

Fatality confirmed at Sault's Algoma Steel

Worker was employed by Fountain Tire
Construction to start next month on Sault's $36M smart grid project

Construction to start next month on Sault's $36M smart grid project

Entering service by the first quarter of 2023, smart grid is first of its kind in Canada
Popular Toronto party boat is moving permanently to the Sault

Popular Toronto party boat is moving permanently to the Sault

Lock tours and charters expected to start this summer
Changes coming to two Sault Ste. Marie landmark buildings

Changes coming to two Sault Ste. Marie landmark buildings

Owner of Windsor Park Place aims to bring back retirement living
Sault set to sell M.S. Norgoma for the price of a second-hand trombone

Sault set to sell M.S. Norgoma for the price of a second-hand trombone

Sale will save the city $40 a day in docking fees
U.S. short-line rail operator to close acquisition of former Algoma Central Railway this week

U.S. short-line rail operator to close acquisition of former Algoma Central Railway this week

Watco to launch freight service on Feb. 1
Sault Ste. Marie had a bust-out year for construction in 2021

Sault Ste. Marie had a bust-out year for construction in 2021

City issues 1,311 building permits last year, worth $211.4 million, doubling any of the previous five years