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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

City Council turns paws down on new off-leash dog parks

City Council turns paws down on new off-leash dog parks

Ward 1 Coun. Sandra Hollingsworth went personal on the mayor last night, demanding to know whether he has a dog
Sault Ste. Marie's mayor pleads: Let's not be like Toronto!

Sault Ste. Marie's mayor pleads: Let's not be like Toronto!

On Saturday, Toronto's Trinity Bellwoods park was swarmed by so-called 'covidiots'
Proposed off-leash dog parks narrowed to four locations

Proposed off-leash dog parks narrowed to four locations

Bellevue Park isn't one of them
Traffic fix proposed for Albert-Andrew intersection

Traffic fix proposed for Albert-Andrew intersection

'The data at this intersection suggests a higher-than-anticipated number of collisions' - Carl Rumiel, city's manager of design and transportation engineering
Man injured in Wellington Street house fire <b>(6 photos)</b>

Man injured in Wellington Street house fire (6 photos)

Burns not considered life-threatening
Faulted underground cable alarms Huron Street residents

Faulted underground cable alarms Huron Street residents

Faulted underground cable is blamed
COVID-19 has already chomped a million dollars from city's finances

COVID-19 has already chomped a million dollars from city's finances

One revenue source that's so far been unaffected: police haven't stopped issuing tickets
Wrecking ball considered for Ontario Works building

Wrecking ball considered for Ontario Works building

Albert St. landmark will either be demolished or receive a large addition
Why there'll be no COVID-19 signs at the library when it re-opens

Why there'll be no COVID-19 signs at the library when it re-opens

Library directors agreed Tuesday to a limited re-opening of the main downtown branch at 10 a.m. next Monday
Why there'll be no COVID-19 signs at the library when it re-opens

Why there'll be no COVID-19 signs at the library when it re-opens

Library directors agreed Tuesday to a limited re-opening of the main downtown branch at 10 a.m. next Monday