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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.

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Recent Work by David

Veldman brothers unveil ambitious plan for mineral corridor

Veldman brothers unveil ambitious plan for mineral corridor

If the three brothers can drum up enough support, their infrastructure and multimodal logistics dreamscape would stretch from northern Ontario to the Niagara region
How Algoma Steel de-risked its electric arc furnace project

How Algoma Steel de-risked its electric arc furnace project

This past week, Algoma Steel laid to rest concerns that the cost of building its game-changing electric arc furnaces might be snowballing out of control
Sault, Sudbury, North Bay exceed housing targets for 2023

Sault, Sudbury, North Bay exceed housing targets for 2023

All four northern Ontario municipalities with housing-start targets exceeded them in 2023
Sault, Sudbury, North Bay exceed housing targets for 2023

Sault, Sudbury, North Bay exceed housing targets for 2023

All four northern Ontario municipalities with housing-start targets exceeded them in 2023
New baseball field considered for Sinclair Yards

New baseball field considered for Sinclair Yards

‘Whether we convert one of our current diamonds into something with Astroturf or whether we build a new diamond – that's still up for up for discussion’
Plant-based restaurant planned for former Muio’s building

Plant-based restaurant planned for former Muio’s building

Their three-restaurant chain in Mongolia was recently recognized by the Indian government as one of the top six Indian culinary experiences in the world. Now, the owners have moved here to establish a Canadian beachhead
Bookmobile may be coming back (15 council briefs)

Bookmobile may be coming back (15 council briefs)

City council also agreed this week to push the province to allow prescribed municipal notices to be posted on digital news sites
Eight women on Albert St. fight to save their jobs

Eight women on Albert St. fight to save their jobs

A provincial health laboratory at Albert and McDougald streets is slated for closure. Its all-female staff is preparing for a knock-down, drag-out fight
Heated sidewalks? Not going to happen, council decides

Heated sidewalks? Not going to happen, council decides

Price tag estimated at more than $25 million
GFL commits to pay full cost of New Year’s ball(?) drop

GFL commits to pay full cost of New Year’s ball(?) drop

No decision has been made on what we’ll drop on the downtown plaza. Coun. Angela Caputo said we could drop her lipstick and everyone would be excited
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