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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

Sault's rental housing incentives recommended for extension

Sault's rental housing incentives recommended for extension

Projects completed under existing program add up to assessment increase of more than $35 million
Would you buy stuff from a cargo container in a downtown parking lot?

Would you buy stuff from a cargo container in a downtown parking lot?

$239,000 cost of proposed downtown pop-up container stores would be supported by previously approved provincial grants
City looking to fix broadband agonies in Ward 5

City looking to fix broadband agonies in Ward 5

With Saultites working and studying at home because of the pandemic, west end residents are hamstrung by execrable broadband service
Council to debate your right to eat cheap hot dogs at Hounds games

Council to debate your right to eat cheap hot dogs at Hounds games

City staff are recommending the cheap eats be permanent
Does your fav bar patio really need $5 million in liability insurance?

Does your fav bar patio really need $5 million in liability insurance?

Ward 2 councillors fight to reduce red tape for pandemic patios
Detective assigned to Sault Black Lives Matter sign-burning case

Detective assigned to Sault Black Lives Matter sign-burning case

'It’s disheartening that issues of overt racism are still happening on campus over a decade later from my time as an Algoma U student' - Calgary inclusion and diversity consultant Elise Ahenkorah
Detective assigned to Black Lives Matter sign-burning case

Detective assigned to Black Lives Matter sign-burning case

'It’s disheartening that issues of overt racism are still happening on campus over a decade later from my time as an Algoma U student' - Calgary inclusion and diversity consultant Elise Ahenkorah
Black Lives Matter signs set on fire on Algoma U's front lawn <b>(3 photos)</b>

Black Lives Matter signs set on fire on Algoma U's front lawn (3 photos)

'This is another example of how some are trying to silence our voice' - Yahaya Alphonse, Algoma U Students' Union president
Steelworker wins right to cross bridge daily without self-isolating

Steelworker wins right to cross bridge daily without self-isolating

Chippewa County man was forced to choose between keeping his job at Algoma Steel and maintaining access to his children
Black Lives Matter signs set on fire on Algoma U's front lawn <b>(3 photos)</b>

Black Lives Matter signs set on fire on Algoma U's front lawn (3 photos)

'This is another example of how some are trying to silence our voice' - Yahaya Alphonse, Algoma U Students' Union president