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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

Troubled  by more than COVID, Gore St. drop-in site is closing for good

Troubled by more than COVID, Gore St. drop-in site is closing for good

Local officials hope to launch a new, more tightly managed Neighbourhood Resource Centre, at a new location
Ways sought to prettify Civic Centre's 'concrete jail' <b>(5 photos)</b>

Ways sought to prettify Civic Centre's 'concrete jail' (5 photos)

Work may be completed in 2021
Mayor, health unit discuss imposing mandatory indoor face masks

Mayor, health unit discuss imposing mandatory indoor face masks

Issue to be debated at Monday's City Council meeting
Coun. Shoemaker walks back border comments

Coun. Shoemaker walks back border comments

He now says the border should be re-opened only when it's safe to do so
City Council to debate whether our border crossing should re-open

City Council to debate whether our border crossing should re-open

'Coun. Shoemaker has a lot of great ideas. That was not one of them' - Ward 5 Coun. Corey Gardi
You're getting a sidewalk, and you're getting a sidewalk, too...

You're getting a sidewalk, and you're getting a sidewalk, too...

Anyone on your street?
Dude, where's my day care?

Dude, where's my day care?

Child Care Algoma and YMCA are expected to start re-opening locations next week
No more free bus rides! <b>(update: delayed one week)</b>

No more free bus rides! (update: delayed one week)

Monday, July 13 is targeted for return of front-door entry and fare boxes
Troubled White River gold mine set to re-open later this month

Troubled White River gold mine set to re-open later this month

Subject to Toronto Stock Exchange approval, mining and mill operations are both expected to resume by month's end
Troubled White River gold mine set to re-open later this month

Troubled White River gold mine set to re-open later this month

Subject to Toronto Stock Exchange approval, mining and mill operations are both expected to resume by month's end