Skip to content

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

Nice people in clean white coats show up at City Hall. They leave with $78,000

Nice people in clean white coats show up at City Hall. They leave with $78,000

Future plans for Entomica include a butterfly house and meditation garden
Dear Santa: there are new rules about gifts to Mayor Provenzano and his 12 council-elves

Dear Santa: there are new rules about gifts to Mayor Provenzano and his 12 council-elves

New code of conduct also covers bullying, harassment, intimidation and confidentiality
Sault Ste. Marie might build a skating path

Sault Ste. Marie might build a skating path

New cross-country ski trails may be added to the skating trail concept
City to consider ice-skating trail. Mayor says everybody loves this idea

City to consider ice-skating trail. Mayor says everybody loves this idea

New cross-country ski trails may be added to the skating trail concept
Yee-haw! Searchmont is all snowbered up!

Yee-haw! Searchmont is all snowbered up!

Our once-troubled ski hill has returned to profitability, with this year's opening expected before Christmas
City police officer hurt after individual falls from height

City police officer hurt after individual falls from height

Few details about the incident were initially available
<b>Another solar farm proposed for the Sault</b>

Another solar farm proposed for the Sault

Essar Steel Algoma is proposing a 50-megawatt solar farm as one of three initiatives that will allow it to generate half its total power requirement
Everybody's doing the Shoe!

Everybody's doing the Shoe!

Criticism of Matthew Shoemaker's neverending light-bulb moments hasn't reduced the flow of bright ideas from individual councillors. In fact, Monday's City Council meeting will tie the 2017 record for most councillor-authored resolutions introduced in a single meeting
Start your engineering studies here in the Sault

Start your engineering studies here in the Sault

Agreement with Laurentian University allows qualified Algoma U students to transfer seamlessly to second-year engineering studies in Sudbury
As councillors spend half a million dollars a minute, Civic Centre walls leak like a sieve

As councillors spend half a million dollars a minute, Civic Centre walls leak like a sieve

Budget approved. 2018 property tax levy increase will be 1.98 per cent