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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

Talks with police about downtown crime stats go behind closed doors

Talks with police about downtown crime stats go behind closed doors

Downtown Association wrestles with demands to see secret police data from city core
Lawyer breaks into boarded-up house, finds clue in murder case

Lawyer breaks into boarded-up house, finds clue in murder case

Ends up as the Sault's most popular literary character of the year
Concerns expressed about proposed summer street parties downtown

Concerns expressed about proposed summer street parties downtown

Who's paying for this?
Sault daycares could be swamped by offer of free emergency child care to frontline workers

Sault daycares could be swamped by offer of free emergency child care to frontline workers

'If there's more demand than we can handle...there's a wait list that needs to be established' - Mike Nadeau, Social Services Sault Ste. Marie
Sault Ste. Marie eases up on downtown parking violators

Sault Ste. Marie eases up on downtown parking violators

Downtown Association is told city's no longer enforcing two-hour limit in downtown lots
What we’re hearing about BeaverTails <b>(10 City Council briefs)</b>

What we’re hearing about BeaverTails (10 City Council briefs)

Why is Frank Shunock buying a not-much-good-for-anything lot on Cathcart St?
Clean North and the city want to help you give up plastic

Clean North and the city want to help you give up plastic

COVID-19 has forced us to use more plastics. Sault Ste. Marie is determined to change that
Shoemaker suggests suing feds over Pointe des Chenes pollution

Shoemaker suggests suing feds over Pointe des Chenes pollution

'This council is very impatient with the response that we received from the federal government' - Mayor Provenzano
Hardly anyone wants an indoor mausoleum in the Sault

Hardly anyone wants an indoor mausoleum in the Sault

City may run out of mausoleums by the end of this year
Feds accused of foot-dragging on Pointe des Chenes benzene cleanup

Feds accused of foot-dragging on Pointe des Chenes benzene cleanup

City Council will be asked Monday to put off any decision on re-opening Pointe des Chenes campground until federal and provincial officials can ensure potable water there