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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

Councillors spend a million dollars a minute, for more than three hours

Councillors spend a million dollars a minute, for more than three hours

Tax levy will rise 3.63 per cent, but most of that isn't City Council’s fault
City gets $400,000 budget windfall

City gets $400,000 budget windfall

Thank you, PUC!
Councillors scrap proposal for trash-can advertising in city parks

Councillors scrap proposal for trash-can advertising in city parks

We're exposed to billboards and other advertising messages throughout the City of Sault Ste. Marie. Do we also need to see ads in our parks?
City moves to fix street that school bus drivers refuse to visit

City moves to fix street that school bus drivers refuse to visit

First Student won't pick up junior kindergarten students on Biggings Avenue
New city logo to be plastered just about everywhere! <b>(9 images)</b>

New city logo to be plastered just about everywhere! (9 images)

Tri-lingual welcoming signs and downtown wayfinding signage will be installed first
More about the courthouse eviction of Santa's sleigh

More about the courthouse eviction of Santa's sleigh

If you thought the city would quickly return the decorations to the front lawn of the courthouse, you thought wrong
City Council unanimously approves restructuring scheme

City Council unanimously approves restructuring scheme

'This is not a cost-cutting enterprise' - CAO Malcolm White
Sault Symphony's audacious dream: free concerts for everyone?

Sault Symphony's audacious dream: free concerts for everyone?

First, they need to finish paying off the accumulated debt that almost put them out of business two years ago
One year after rebirth of Algoma Steel, loose ends remain

One year after rebirth of Algoma Steel, loose ends remain

Deadline to wrap everything up is midnight on New Year's Eve
City Hall shakeup: municipality moves to take over EDC staff

City Hall shakeup: municipality moves to take over EDC staff

If councillors approve the restructuring plan next week, Economic Development Corp. and Tourism SSM staff will become city employees