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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

Latest on the new twin-pad arena

Latest on the new twin-pad arena

City committee allows minor cheats on size of back yard and north side yard
Initially slow, local sales for Zodiac boat rides perk up during Step 3

Initially slow, local sales for Zodiac boat rides perk up during Step 3

Each day on his drive to work, Travis Anderson takes a look at the number of vehicles in parking lots of local hotels. He likes what he's seeing
Algoma Steel digs into the details on upgrading to electric arc furnaces

Algoma Steel digs into the details on upgrading to electric arc furnaces

If approved by ownership, steel producer promises best contaminant capture controls from new steelmaking technology
Latest on Algoma Steel's big switch to electric arc steelmaking

Latest on Algoma Steel's big switch to electric arc steelmaking

If it goes ahead, our steel mill will no longer emit benzene. The new environmental delinquents to watch for will be dioxins and furans
List of lands liable to be sold by the city for outstanding taxes

List of lands liable to be sold by the city for outstanding taxes

It includes 180 Gore St., home in recent years to the neighbourhood-transforming 180 Projects Art Gallery
City moves to regulate, license and tax Airbnb-listed rooms and houses

City moves to regulate, license and tax Airbnb-listed rooms and houses

Sudbury, Timmins, Thunder Bay and North Bay don't regulate short-term rentals, but City of Sault Ste. Marie likes the idea
Body of Sault woman was found under a dock

Body of Sault woman was found under a dock

She had started work in January at the Sault Ste. Marie Home Depot
After seven years of City Hall wheel-spinning, is it time for a trolley?

After seven years of City Hall wheel-spinning, is it time for a trolley?

79 years after the trolley barn burned on Huron Street, there are discussions aimed at running a downtown tram out of the same location when the main bus terminal moves there
Provenzano praises your pandemic performance <b>(six more council briefs)</b>

Provenzano praises your pandemic performance (six more council briefs)

It's been 12 days since our last active COVID-19 case came off the books
111 Huron confirmed as bus terminal location <b>(5 council briefs)</b>

111 Huron confirmed as bus terminal location (5 council briefs)

City Council votes to move Sault Transit terminal five blocks west to Huron Street