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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

Candidate files to run for City Council in Ward 5

Candidate files to run for City Council in Ward 5

No nominations so far in Wards 1 or 4
Councillors push for restrictions on group homes

Councillors push for restrictions on group homes

Christian, Hollingsworth ask for minimum distances between homes to avoid ‘challenging situations’
What we heard this morning about the downtown plaza

What we heard this morning about the downtown plaza

Permanent street and lane closures needed
First Ward 2 City Council nomination

First Ward 2 City Council nomination

Deadline for nominations is Aug. 19 at 2 p.m.
City budget deliberations will be delayed by election

City budget deliberations will be delayed by election

New council won't start start talking budget until mid-February
These swings may come to this city park <b>(13 photos)</b>

These swings may come to this city park (13 photos)

Suggested improvements at Rosedale Park include the city's coolest baby swings and heightening of the existing grassy berm to allow improved winter sliding
Angela Caputo, Kurtis McDermid running for City Council

Angela Caputo, Kurtis McDermid running for City Council

First Sault Ste. Marie City Council nominations
Downtown Ambassador program to launch on Monday

Downtown Ambassador program to launch on Monday

‘We’re not security and we’re not police’ - Annette Katajamaki, Canadian Mental Health Association Algoma
Bicycle security patrols suggested for downtown back alleys

Bicycle security patrols suggested for downtown back alleys

Private security firm has recently collected and disposed of 300 discarded needles in Queenstown
Sault Ste. Marie Liberal candidate is acclaimed

Sault Ste. Marie Liberal candidate is acclaimed

A wise-beyond-his-years teen will lead Sault Liberals into the June provincial election. Meanwhile, lawyer Naomi Sayers confirms she’s running as an independent.