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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 prepares to give bike sharing a spin

City prepares to give bike sharing a spin

No tax dollars needed. Idea should pay for itself
Too many seniors? City's credit analyst worries we're getting too old

Too many seniors? City's credit analyst worries we're getting too old

City's financial management deemed 'satisfactory'
Biker associate vamooses, Sault cops take credit for it

Biker associate vamooses, Sault cops take credit for it

'He knew he couldn't conduct his business like he had done before' - Police Chief Hugh Stevenson
Are U.S.-style politics surfacing in the Sault's mayoral race?

Are U.S.-style politics surfacing in the Sault's mayoral race?

'We need to hold ourselves to a higher standard here.' - Christian Provenzano
Rory draws laughs at wienerlicious mayoral platform launch

Rory draws laughs at wienerlicious mayoral platform launch

Former J.M. Schneider wiener salesman shows self-deprecating side as he mustards up condimentary campaign meal at the soup kitchen
Sault Ste. Marie likely getting its own skating path

Sault Ste. Marie likely getting its own skating path

Subject to final approval from City Council, a 14-foot-wide ice path will be built on city-owned waterfront parkland
Location picked for ice-skating trail

Location picked for ice-skating trail

Subject to final approval from City Council, a 14-foot-wide ice path will be built on city-owned waterfront parkland
Splash pad deadline slips past. We won't get splashity until next year

Splash pad deadline slips past. We won't get splashity until next year

Rumours of contaminated soil aren't true
Sault looks into free removal of snow windrows for seniors, but says city can't afford it

Sault looks into free removal of snow windrows for seniors, but says city can't afford it

Brantford, Ontario does it. But Brantford gets one-third of the snow that falls in the Sault
With time running out, Fratesi 'cautiously optimistic' Huron Central may survive

With time running out, Fratesi 'cautiously optimistic' Huron Central may survive

Meeting with provincial officials expected over next few weeks. Deadline for a deal is year's end