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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

City pushes to keep Algoma Docks project alive

City pushes to keep Algoma Docks project alive

With the steel mill seven months out of insolvency protection, City Council moved this week to kick-start the drive for a major commercial port
Sault steel to be used in Royal Canadian Navy’s new support ships <b>(3 images)</b>

Sault steel to be used in Royal Canadian Navy’s new support ships (3 images)

'The company... is once again taking part in history by participating in the revitalization of Canada’s shipbuilding industry' - Seaspan Shipyards, North Vancouver
Sault program for foreign entrepreneurs attracts bumper crop of applicants

Sault program for foreign entrepreneurs attracts bumper crop of applicants

Staff received 100 applications in three months
Sunday-night bus experiment expected to save $22,000 a year

Sunday-night bus experiment expected to save $22,000 a year

Instead of fixed routes, the buses will travel from one point to another, directed by an Uber-like phone app
Local program for foreign entrepreneurs attracts bumper crop of applicants

Local program for foreign entrepreneurs attracts bumper crop of applicants

100 applications in three months
City appoints new chief administrative officer

City appoints new chief administrative officer

Malcolm White has been a city employee since 1988
Battle for secret Algoma Public Health forensic report goes to nation's top court

Battle for secret Algoma Public Health forensic report goes to nation's top court

Supreme Court of Canada to determine whether SooToday may see full KPMG forensic audit
Methadone clinic re-thinks its Queen Street location

Methadone clinic re-thinks its Queen Street location

'Their new strategy wouldn't necessarily be to lease out a spot on the city's main street' - Josh Ingram, Downtown Association
Should the Sault trust Doug Ford to find the fat at City Hall?

Should the Sault trust Doug Ford to find the fat at City Hall?

Province wants us to trim four cents from every city tax dollar
Sault councillor proposes poaching Toronto-based remote workers

Sault councillor proposes poaching Toronto-based remote workers

Will your company let you work anywhere?