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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

The church that perogies built

The church that perogies built

St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church was started in 1917 by 18 families in Bayview Subdivision
Beauty is in the eye of the beer-holder

Beauty is in the eye of the beer-holder

Conservatives find their hoppy place
Do not, under any circumstances, buy this today at Wellington Square Mall!

Do not, under any circumstances, buy this today at Wellington Square Mall!

About 40 eager customers were lined up when The Rad Zone opened at 10 a.m.
Steelworkers lose bid to appeal two decisions in Essar Algoma insolvency case

Steelworkers lose bid to appeal two decisions in Essar Algoma insolvency case

Union fought to have an iron-ore pellet supply deal between Essar Algoma and Cliffs Mining Co. declared illegal and unenforceable
Second Line bike path petition goes to City Council Monday

Second Line bike path petition goes to City Council Monday

Local physiotherapist Andre Riopel wants a multi-use path included in this summer's repaving of Second Line between Old Garden River Road and Great Northern Road
Mayor asks for face-to-face meeting with Ernst and Young about Essar's tax bill

Mayor asks for face-to-face meeting with Ernst and Young about Essar's tax bill

The city has already spent $275,000 on lawyers trying to collect Essar Algoma's property taxes, but the mayor's taking the unusual step of directly approaching the monitor to press our case
Soo may face 20 per cent property tax hike

Soo may face 20 per cent property tax hike

City's options include hiking residential property taxes up to 20 per cent, laying off hundreds of city workers or spending cash earmarked for roads and bridges
Sault considering Mother Of All Tax Hikes if Essar cash isn't paid by end of June

Sault considering Mother Of All Tax Hikes if Essar cash isn't paid by end of June

City's options include hiking residential property taxes up to 20 per cent, laying off hundreds of city workers or spending cash earmarked for roads and bridges
City may consider Mother Of All Tax Hikes if Essar cash isn't paid by end of June

City may consider Mother Of All Tax Hikes if Essar cash isn't paid by end of June

City's options include hiking residential property taxes up to 20 per cent, laying off hundreds of city workers or spending cash earmarked for roads and bridges
Officials scramble to check for carbon monoxide issues at other city venues

Officials scramble to check for carbon monoxide issues at other city venues

On Mar. 6, City Council called for a report about carbon monoxide at the McMeeken Centre and all other city-owned buildings. City staff somehow missed the part about the other buildings