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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

Sault begins hard-selling of dirt-cheap industrial land

Sault begins hard-selling of dirt-cheap industrial land

EDC directors argue the city's $50,000-an-acre price for industrial land is too low
Algoma Steel considers using local forest byproducts for fuel

Algoma Steel considers using local forest byproducts for fuel

The idea is one of several new ‘decarbonization’ strategies being investigated
Sault councillors give cold shoulder to $300M Veldman battery proposal

Sault councillors give cold shoulder to $300M Veldman battery proposal

It was the first time in eight years that a city council motion failed for lack of a mover and seconder
Sault puts squeeze on shell corporations over derelict properties

Sault puts squeeze on shell corporations over derelict properties

Since the City tightened its property standards bylaw, its lawyers have won all of the cases involving rundown structures
Done deal: Local 2251 ratifies five-year pact with Algoma Steel

Done deal: Local 2251 ratifies five-year pact with Algoma Steel

Steelworkers vote 93 per cent in favour of acceptance
Algoma Steel talks to resume on Friday

Algoma Steel talks to resume on Friday

The deadline for talks is 11:59 p.m. Monday
Algoma Steel lauds decade-long improvement in workplace safety

Algoma Steel lauds decade-long improvement in workplace safety

‘At Algoma, we believe in safety without compromise,’ says CEO Michael Garcia
Biggest construction project in Sault’s history is now underway

Biggest construction project in Sault’s history is now underway

Algoma Steel has already sunk $103 million into its $703-million electric-arc furnace facility. New buildings will start to rise either late next month or in October
Toronto film producer has big plans for Sault’s CTV building

Toronto film producer has big plans for Sault’s CTV building

Justin L. Levine proposes to add one or two storeys on top of former television station at 119 East St.
Algoma Steel strike averted, for now

Algoma Steel strike averted, for now

All Steelworkers asked to report to work at Sault Ste. Marie steel mill