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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

We're paying less to eat, but more to poop

We're paying less to eat, but more to poop

Algoma Public Health announced tonight that the price of food is dropping. But it's planning to jack up the price of permits for sewage treatment systems
New judge assigned to Essar Steel Algoma file

New judge assigned to Essar Steel Algoma file

Earlier this year, Justice Glenn Hainey made international headlines when he approved the receivership sale of Toronto's tallest residential building, the 65-story Trump Tower
Mayor promises splash pad 'going to happen'

Mayor promises splash pad 'going to happen'

'Let's not downsize it or make it smaller. Let's build it right.' - Mayor Christian Provenzano
New Ward 6 councillor drawn from fishbowl <b>(update)</b>

New Ward 6 councillor drawn from fishbowl (update)

It's former Ward 6 councillor Ozzie Grandinetti
Shingwauk University students join opposition to Canada 150 campus celebrations

Shingwauk University students join opposition to Canada 150 campus celebrations

'We also oppose the celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary that is going to happen at our institution, Algoma University'
Shingwauk University students join opposition to Canada 150 campus celebrations

Shingwauk University students join opposition to Canada 150 campus celebrations

'We also oppose the celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary that is going to happen at our institution, Algoma University'
Why we can't have nice things - (like a new transit headquarters or a splash pad)

Why we can't have nice things - (like a new transit headquarters or a splash pad)

City Council will be told Monday that we can't afford a a new transit headquarters or a planned splash pad. But Rotarians might be willing to consider substantially increasing their donation if the splash pad was closer to downtown
Shingwauk University students join opposition to Canada 150 campus celebrations

Shingwauk University students join opposition to Canada 150 campus celebrations

'We also oppose the celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary that is going to happen at our institution, Algoma University'
Councillors bite nails over out-of-towner selling food from truck

Councillors bite nails over out-of-towner selling food from truck

The peddler's activities are well-known but no action has been taken, according to councillors Rick Niro and Matthew Shoemaker
Why these Northern Ontario students are refusing to participate in Canada 150 celebrations

Why these Northern Ontario students are refusing to participate in Canada 150 celebrations

'We refuse to celebrate nationalistic attitudes,' says Algoma student union president