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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

Starting this fall, the spiritual leader of 1.1 million Canadians will live in the Sault

Starting this fall, the spiritual leader of 1.1 million Canadians will live in the Sault

Soft-spoken, hard-praying Algoma Archbishop Anne Germond will serve a 41-week stint as interim leader of Canada’s Anglican Church
City councillors to get potty-trained

City councillors to get potty-trained

Does this city need more public thundershacks?
Algoma Steel expects to recover ‘significant amount’ of pipe-collapse losses

Algoma Steel expects to recover ‘significant amount’ of pipe-collapse losses

Investigation found January piping collapse was caused by ‘unforeseen escalating overload condition’
Let’s turn city hall into a rocking, profit-churning, party place!

Let’s turn city hall into a rocking, profit-churning, party place!

Councillors propose leasing the seventh floor of the Ronald A. Irwin Civic Centre to a private operator for use as multi-use event space
Blast furnace outage cost Algoma Steel as much as $130M

Blast furnace outage cost Algoma Steel as much as $130M

Any recoveries from insurance companies have yet to be determined
647 Queen St. set for demolition

647 Queen St. set for demolition

Downtown Association wants to prevent vacant-building fires from happening again. So far, it’s getting little help from the city
Downtown building to get $4-million facelift

Downtown building to get $4-million facelift

So far this year, the city has issued 396 building permits valued at $81.9 million
Queen Street reconstruction moves east to Spring-Brock block

Queen Street reconstruction moves east to Spring-Brock block

$6.2-million project to be substantially completed this fall
Biodomes on the waterfront? Haven’t we heard that one before?

Biodomes on the waterfront? Haven’t we heard that one before?

If city council buys the idea, a series of greenhouse biodomes near the Bushplane Museum will feature different climate zones
Algoma Steel wants to talk to you about the environment

Algoma Steel wants to talk to you about the environment

Information session set for June 20 at Northern Community Centre
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