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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

Will this new stop light infringe on your right to buy Superior Bakery donuts?

Will this new stop light infringe on your right to buy Superior Bakery donuts?

Councillor will ask for construction to be halted on a new traffic light at the Great Northern Road entrance to the new Pino's store, until Walmart comes to the table
Book a bonfire for your bubble!

Book a bonfire for your bubble!

Local historic site to serve fireside lunches or dinners to 10-person 'bubble' groups
Airport not expected to recover from COVID-19 until 2024, council learns

Airport not expected to recover from COVID-19 until 2024, council learns

Staffing levels reduced 45 per cent
City peels off $350,000 for former Studio 10, Dime nightclub property

City peels off $350,000 for former Studio 10, Dime nightclub property

'It was a piece of property that we had an opportunity to purchase and to essentially take away a zoning that we don't want to see any longer' - Mayor Provenzano
Sault honours Ronald A. Irwin <b>(Updated)</b>

Sault honours Ronald A. Irwin (Updated)

Civic Centre officially re-named after former MP, mayor
That big housing development on the Gateway site is still a thing

That big housing development on the Gateway site is still a thing

City Council will be asked Monday to spend $300,000 to buy a strip of land where the tour train used to run
City scrambles to keep garages, back yards from falling into ravine

City scrambles to keep garages, back yards from falling into ravine

Emergency work done behind Fort Creek Drive in Millennium Court subdivision area
Should our twin-pad arena project be scaled down to just one pad?

Should our twin-pad arena project be scaled down to just one pad?

City Council will be asked next week to set a deadline of Oct. 26 for staff to come up with ideas for saving or scaling down the project
Thief grabs cafe's patio furniture, fires burn in downtown doorways

Thief grabs cafe's patio furniture, fires burn in downtown doorways

Frustrated with city police, some downtown business owners are now talking about taking the law into their own hands
Local church to be demolished, seven-storey building proposed

Local church to be demolished, seven-storey building proposed

After standing proud for six decades at Northern Ave. and Great Northern Rd., Holy Trinity Anglican will be demolished to make way for a proposed seven-storey building with a new church on the ground floor