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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

What our election candidates plan to do with those 94 truth and reconciliation calls to action

What our election candidates plan to do with those 94 truth and reconciliation calls to action

The recommendations are more than four years old. Will they ever be implemented?
Sault Tribe opposes ferrochrome processing facility

Sault Tribe opposes ferrochrome processing facility

Michigan tribe doesn't want Noront's smelter 'anywhere near the Great Lakes or our traditional homelands'
The 'other' State of the City address

The 'other' State of the City address

'We've been through some difficult economic times.... This time it feels a little different' - CAO Malcolm White
Noront announces time and place for first ferrochrome open house

Noront announces time and place for first ferrochrome open house

Much-anticipated session will be at the Delta Waterfront
Maker of awesome turkey sandwiches says she actually likes immigrants

Maker of awesome turkey sandwiches says she actually likes immigrants

Her party is campaigning to slash the number of immigrants and refugees accepted into Canada. But Amy Zuccato of the People's Party insists she actually likes immigrants. Well, the right kind of immigrants
National business leader blasts ferrochrome approval process

National business leader blasts ferrochrome approval process

Perrin Beatty, Canadian Chamber of Commerce president-CEO, addresses regulatory concerns during Sault appearance
Carlo Spadafora takes over reins as restructured chamber posts a profit

Carlo Spadafora takes over reins as restructured chamber posts a profit

'After almost a decade of financial struggles riddled with losses, the chamber fully expects to show a profit this year' - Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce treasurer Michael Stone
National business leader blasts ferrochrome approval process

National business leader blasts ferrochrome approval process

'Overlapping regulations across different levels of government are stifling investment and preventing us from getting natural resources to global markets' - Perrin Beatty, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
National business leader blasts ferrochrome approval process

National business leader blasts ferrochrome approval process

'Overlapping regulations across different levels of government are stifling investment and preventing us from getting natural resources to global markets' - Perrin Beatty, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Ridesharing gets smooth ride through City Council

Ridesharing gets smooth ride through City Council

Thunder Bay's Uride is said to be ready to move quickly to become our first rideshare operator