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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

Wouldn't it be nice if the Sault gave an award to Brian Wilson?

Wouldn't it be nice if the Sault gave an award to Brian Wilson?

Not the Beach Boy. Brian Wilson from Kiwanis Community Theatre Centre, Art Gallery of Algoma, Searchmont Resort and other local organizations
Fatal library shooting in New Mexico prompts Sault to develop library lockdown procedures

Fatal library shooting in New Mexico prompts Sault to develop library lockdown procedures

School boards have had lockdown policies for years. But libraries and other public institutions are less prepared for armed intruders, hostage takers or environmental threats
Downtown library to open Remembrance Day

Downtown library to open Remembrance Day

First time ever in the Sault
Guess which area politician has hired a private Anishinaabemowin language instructor?

Guess which area politician has hired a private Anishinaabemowin language instructor?

Conservative MPP Ross Romano is taking weekly Anishinaabemowin lessons
First look at a big, unusual building rising in the Sault <b>(6 photos)</b>

First look at a big, unusual building rising in the Sault (6 photos)

In the big excavation across Queen Street from Algoma University, a massive national chiefs library is starting to take shape
Mayor will seek re-election in 2018

Mayor will seek re-election in 2018

'I have every intention of running,' he tells SooToday
Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig loses Eddie Benton-Banai

Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig loses Eddie Benton-Banai

Founding academic and spiritual advisor at Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig has returned to his home in northern Wisconsin
Downtown Association to meet with city about closing Queen St on summer nights

Downtown Association to meet with city about closing Queen St on summer nights

'If they don't want to open... eventually those stores will fail and somebody who wants that opportunity will fill the store' - Rory Ring
Neighbours organize to stop radio-controlled cars using tennis courts

Neighbours organize to stop radio-controlled cars using tennis courts

'It's the same thing as neighbours trying to stop children from playing in a park. Like, come on!' - Susan Milne
Suncor seeks to suppress results from environmental testing at former Bay St. tank farm, council told

Suncor seeks to suppress results from environmental testing at former Bay St. tank farm, council told

Gag order said to be a condition of selling the waterfront property near Purvis Marine