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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

Algoma Steel to start work Wednesday fixing 'nuisance noise'

Algoma Steel to start work Wednesday fixing 'nuisance noise'

'It sounds like there is an airport and the airplanes are just circling and never land' - Bayview resident
To find students without Internet access, school board sends out an e-survey

To find students without Internet access, school board sends out an e-survey

They knew it would raise eyebrows. But it's saving school officials from making thousands of phone calls
Sault mayor issues caution against shaming COVID-19 patients

Sault mayor issues caution against shaming COVID-19 patients

'Each of the people who have tested positive, their families and their friends need our unconditional support' - Mayor Christian Provenzano
Sault Area Hospital sets up tents to boost COVID-19 surge capacity <b>(2 photos)</b>

Sault Area Hospital sets up tents to boost COVID-19 surge capacity (2 photos)

Tents are 'in anticipation of higher volumes of patients due to COVID-19'
Sault Area Hospital sets up tents to boost COVID-19 surge capacity <b>(2 photos)</b>

Sault Area Hospital sets up tents to boost COVID-19 surge capacity (2 photos)

Tents are 'in anticipation of higher volumes of patients due to COVID-19'
Mayor issues caution against shaming COVID-19 patients

Mayor issues caution against shaming COVID-19 patients

'Each of the people who have tested positive, their families and their friends need our unconditional support' - Mayor Christian Provenzano
Hospital confirms it's looking at alternative locations to manage COVID-19 surges

Hospital confirms it's looking at alternative locations to manage COVID-19 surges

Many hospital clinics and outpatient services have already begun their transition to offsite locations
COVID be darned: Civic Centre facelift continues as essential service <b>(8 photos)</b>

COVID be darned: Civic Centre facelift continues as essential service (8 photos)

Originally set for last June, completion now expected this fall
Algoma Steel takes precautions after supplier tests positive for COVID-19

Algoma Steel takes precautions after supplier tests positive for COVID-19

Steelworkers Local 2251 wants contractors to be completely segregated from unionized staff
Algoma Steel takes precautions after supplier tests positive for COVID-19

Algoma Steel takes precautions after supplier tests positive for COVID-19

Steelworkers Local 2251 wants contractors to be completely segregated from unionized staff