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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

Tony Porco hates the proposed new Sault Transit terminal location

Tony Porco hates the proposed new Sault Transit terminal location

'It is a bad spot. I swear to God!'
How Charlie, age 9, made a difference this week at City Hall

How Charlie, age 9, made a difference this week at City Hall

'This is a great example of how you can make a difference in your community. You can effect positive change' - Mayor Christian Provenzano
Ferrochrome, climate activists fight for representation on Sault's new environmental committee

Ferrochrome, climate activists fight for representation on Sault's new environmental committee

They accuse City Council of intentionally stacking the new environmental sustainability committee with representatives of heavy industry and the fossil-fuel sector
Mayor applauds APH's reversal on back-to-school plans

Mayor applauds APH's reversal on back-to-school plans

'We can control these numbers'
Seven-storey apartment building with built-in church set for approval across street from Arby’s

Seven-storey apartment building with built-in church set for approval across street from Arby’s

Northern Ave. would be widened three metres at the Great Northern Rd. intersection
Councillors to decide Monday on Finn Hill improvements

Councillors to decide Monday on Finn Hill improvements

Natural berms, better lighting and a new washroom are all proposed
City mulls relief for sports businesses at the Rhodes

City mulls relief for sports businesses at the Rhodes

Icebreakers is trying to continue takeout operations through Skip the Dishes
'Democracy prevailed,' says MP Terry Sheehan, Sault's Washington insider

'Democracy prevailed,' says MP Terry Sheehan, Sault's Washington insider

'I commend all these lawmakers for reconvening after a forced evacuation'
New North Greenhouses sets stage for cannabis sales near airport

New North Greenhouses sets stage for cannabis sales near airport

City planner thinks it'd be a swell idea to sell munchies with that weed
'Democracy prevailed,' says Terry Sheehan, Sault's Washington insider

'Democracy prevailed,' says Terry Sheehan, Sault's Washington insider

'I commend all these lawmakers for reconvening after a forced evacuation'