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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

Now you can borrow a YMCA membership at the library

Now you can borrow a YMCA membership at the library

One-week pass allows you to take four of your friends
City considers parking ban on dangerous turn off North Street

City considers parking ban on dangerous turn off North Street

Turning onto Morrison Street considered ‘risky’
City council tetchy about proposal for Sault mega-riding

City council tetchy about proposal for Sault mega-riding

Eleven in-person public consultations are planned across the province, but the only one in northeastern Ontario will be in Timmins
Parts of The Tech may be demolished as housing units added

Parts of The Tech may be demolished as housing units added

Group homes and group residences will also be allowed
Councillors give cold shoulder to $300M Veldman battery proposal

Councillors give cold shoulder to $300M Veldman battery proposal

It was the first time in eight years that a city council motion failed for lack of a mover and seconder
Dufour knocks police union contract, quadrant patrol system

Dufour knocks police union contract, quadrant patrol system

The Ward 2 councillor was responding to a 76-year-old former U.S. Marine fighting to save her downtown neighbourhood
City staff oppose Hollingsworth proposal to keep us in the dark

City staff oppose Hollingsworth proposal to keep us in the dark

Over the past three years, the City of Sault Ste. Marie has received just three light-trespass complaints
Huge renewable energy project proposed for Canal District

Huge renewable energy project proposed for Canal District

All existing historic buildings will be maintained, developer promises
Tourism potential mentioned as city’s credit rating gets a boost

Tourism potential mentioned as city’s credit rating gets a boost

Credit analyst raises Sault’s rating from AA (stable) to AA+ (stable)
City puts squeeze on shell corporations over derelict properties

City puts squeeze on shell corporations over derelict properties

Since the city tightened its property standards bylaw last summer, its lawyers have won 100 per cent of cases involving rundown structures