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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

You'll never believe who’s emptying the Queen Street trash cans!

You'll never believe who’s emptying the Queen Street trash cans!

Would you believe Sault Transit? Public works employees need to switch their focus to snow removal during winter months, apparently
Tenaris poised to announce biggest-ever investment in Sault Ste. Marie

Tenaris poised to announce biggest-ever investment in Sault Ste. Marie

Official announcement of local move into welded pipe planned for Nov. 12
Tenaris poised to announce biggest-ever investment in Sault Ste. Marie

Tenaris poised to announce biggest-ever investment in Sault Ste. Marie

Official announcement of local move into welded pipe planned for Nov. 12
Check out these kickass new Sault Transit buses <b>(9 council briefs)</b>

Check out these kickass new Sault Transit buses (9 council briefs)

We're taking a $5.6 million flyer on our first buses from Winnipeg's New Flyer Industries
Downtown safety concerns are (almost) debated by City Council

Downtown safety concerns are (almost) debated by City Council

Surprise move by Coun. Hollingsworth delays airing of concerns from business owners
Explained: why we can't have stop lights at Albert & Gore

Explained: why we can't have stop lights at Albert & Gore

Instead of stop lights, we're getting a new stop sign. And a flasher to draw attention to it
Councillor casts doubt on Romano’s effectiveness at Queen's Park

Councillor casts doubt on Romano’s effectiveness at Queen's Park

'I feel that we've seen a lack of support from the provincial government for vital work we've been pursuing and infrastructure we require' - Ward 5 Coun. Corey Gardi
Skeptical councillors put off McMeeken replacement decision

Skeptical councillors put off McMeeken replacement decision

Final decision will be made about a month from now, during budget deliberations
How to fix Jamestown, by the Honourable Ray Stortini

How to fix Jamestown, by the Honourable Ray Stortini

With City Council poised to approve a neighbourhood strategy for Jamestown, a retired judge who grew up in the West End is making a last-minute appeal for a grocery store
City takes one more stab at fixing Albert & Gore airbag intersection

City takes one more stab at fixing Albert & Gore airbag intersection

City staff are proposing to turn the crash-prone intersection into an all-way stop