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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

Millionaires declared ineligible for Sault's geared-to-income housing

Millionaires declared ineligible for Sault's geared-to-income housing

Households with more than $150,000 in assets will no longer be able to get social housing assistance
Parties settle, multimillion dollar Rootenberg lawsuit dismissed

Parties settle, multimillion dollar Rootenberg lawsuit dismissed

Former Sault MPP David Orazietti, Mayor Christian Provenzano and others were accused of leaking information to SooToday and other media outlets. The lawsuit has now been dismissed
Court renders decision on Essar Algoma

Court renders decision on Essar Algoma

Superior Court Justice Glenn A. Hainey approved an extension of Algoma's debtor-in-possession financing to March 21, 2018
No imminent end to Essar Algoma's insolvency proceedings, Horsman warns

No imminent end to Essar Algoma's insolvency proceedings, Horsman warns

Steelworkers demand MAGA Steel be taken seriously as potential owner
Court renders decision on Essar Algoma

Court renders decision on Essar Algoma

Superior Court Justice Glenn A. Hainey today approved an extension of Algoma's debtor-in-possession financing to March 21, 2018
What's with the giant bouncy igloo outside Station Mall? <b>(4 photos)</b>

What's with the giant bouncy igloo outside Station Mall? (4 photos)

Fifty years ago, SooToday's David Helwig was enthralled by a 360-degree film about Canada at Expo 67 in Montreal. In the bouncy igloo near Station Mall yesterday, Helwig saw something he considered 10 times better than that
Councillors Christian and Myers still splishin' and a-splashin'

Councillors Christian and Myers still splishin' and a-splashin'

Reelin' with the feelin' Movin' and a-groovin'
City proposes new ward boundaries. Is this map fair to your neighbourhood?

City proposes new ward boundaries. Is this map fair to your neighbourhood?

One less ward. Two fewer city councillors. Sound like a plan?
Weird: Names on Michigan Sault election ballot aren't running for office

Weird: Names on Michigan Sault election ballot aren't running for office

City clerk blames conflict between state law and local election rules for improbable scenario
<b>Huge political mess in the Michigan Sault</b>

Huge political mess in the Michigan Sault

Ballots in this fall's election for mayor and City Commission will contain only the names of two individuals who aren't running for anything. Seriously!