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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

Mayor sets up indigenous advisory circle

Mayor sets up indigenous advisory circle

All matters relating to the Indian Residential School Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations are being referred to the new Bawating Advisory Circle
Ward 4 council race heats up

Ward 4 council race heats up

'When you get older people on council... they don’t really understand' - Sara McCleary
Nuala serves notice

Nuala serves notice

City solicitor Nuala Kenny will leave her job at month's end to head a municipal law group at Wishart Law Firm LLP
Look what they're doing with the old Alex Muir Public School <b>(3 photos)</b>

Look what they're doing with the old Alex Muir Public School (3 photos)

Original plan for a three-storey apartment building has been scaled back to two storeys
Old gal planning to wear white downtown after Labour Day

Old gal planning to wear white downtown after Labour Day

Prep work underway to accoutre the grande dame of the Sault's political waterfront in vestal white
'Significant' changes proposed for Sault Canal National Historic Site <b>(11 photos)</b>

'Significant' changes proposed for Sault Canal National Historic Site (11 photos)

Draft 10-year management plan proposes new entry fee for site visitors
City Council approves $33 million leap into electrical smart grid <b>(updated)</b>

City Council approves $33 million leap into electrical smart grid (updated)

Straw vote was unanimous
PUC proposes spending $33 million without hiking your electricity bill

PUC proposes spending $33 million without hiking your electricity bill

A Canadian first, the proposed community-wide smart grid would create $9 million in work for local contractors and 120 direct and indirect jobs, as well as a much more reliable electrical system
Customs asks rattletrap car owners: 'Planning to leave that in Canada?' <b>(22 photos)</b>

Customs asks rattletrap car owners: 'Planning to leave that in Canada?' (22 photos)

The first rule of the Great Lakes Mistake Lemons Rally is don't be a douchenozzle!
75 to 100 jobs available at new Sault Montana's location

75 to 100 jobs available at new Sault Montana's location

Job fair to take place mid-July