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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

Monument recognizing local residential school founders set to receive heritage designation

Monument recognizing local residential school founders set to receive heritage designation

In the first five years of the Wawanosh school for girls, 83 per cent of its students either died or left
Memorial wall proposed for Sault victims of opioid crisis

Memorial wall proposed for Sault victims of opioid crisis

Sudbury has memorial white crosses. Sault council will be asked to approve a wall in tribute to those who have died.
Algoma Steel signs merger deal, gains $306 million in capital

Algoma Steel signs merger deal, gains $306 million in capital

Deal to close in third quarter. Shares to be listed on Nasdaq and Toronto Stock Exchange
Weird but not dangerous, owner insists: Sault dealing with its first dangerous dog appeal in 20 years

Weird but not dangerous, owner insists: Sault dealing with its first dangerous dog appeal in 20 years

Two animals dead after Doncaster Road dogfight on April 23
Concern expressed about personal security of Sault city councillors

Concern expressed about personal security of Sault city councillors

The city has 51 corporate credit cards. Would posting all those monthly statements online pose a risk to personal safety?
James Bond-worthy thrill rides planned on St. Marys River

James Bond-worthy thrill rides planned on St. Marys River

High-speed Zodiac Hurricane offering rides here for nine days in August
'Democracy prevailed,' says MP Terry Sheehan, Sault's Washington insider

'Democracy prevailed,' says MP Terry Sheehan, Sault's Washington insider

'I commend all these lawmakers for reconvening after a forced evacuation'
In a pandemic year, Greater Sudbury is the North's fastest growing city by far

In a pandemic year, Greater Sudbury is the North's fastest growing city by far

MPAC data shows the city had $105M in new construction and renovations this year
Sudbury chosen as Ontario headquarters for library services

Sudbury chosen as Ontario headquarters for library services

Decision was revealed this week to directors of Sault Ste. Marie Public Library
Downtown Sault rooftops turn into injection sites. Blow-up dolls in alley

Downtown Sault rooftops turn into injection sites. Blow-up dolls in alley

Downtown Association and city officials trying to help 'exasperated' dance studio owner