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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

Exhausted Bather heads east on Trans Canada Highway <b>(4 photos)</b>

Exhausted Bather heads east on Trans Canada Highway (4 photos)

Under the Same Stars: Minwaadiziwin is a Science North feature film about traditional astronomy projected in an inflatable planetarium
City to rethink hospital parking on Saddle Crescent

City to rethink hospital parking on Saddle Crescent

A new resolution approved tonight expands the issue to other residential streets near the hospital, including Foxborough Trail, Terrance Avenue and Killarney Road
City Council won't reconsider splash pad location

City Council won't reconsider splash pad location

Only councillors Turco and Fata voted to reconsider the Bellevue Park location
Here they are: the new ward maps City Council will be asked to approve tonight

Here they are: the new ward maps City Council will be asked to approve tonight

Subject to approval at tonight's City Council meeting, these are the boundaries of the five new wards to be used in the Oct. 22, 2018 municipal election
Sault hospital neighbours get burr under their saddle over free street parking

Sault hospital neighbours get burr under their saddle over free street parking

Ward 3 councillors Matthew Shoemaker and Judy Hupponen want a parking ban on Saddle Crescent
Hospital neighbours get burr under their saddle over free street parking

Hospital neighbours get burr under their saddle over free street parking

Ward 3 councillors Matthew Shoemaker and Judy Hupponen want a parking ban on Saddle Crescent
F. J. Davey home is all growed-up

F. J. Davey home is all growed-up

On Monday, City Council is expected to cut its last remaining apron strings to the 374-bed nursing home
Sault homeowner won't fix torched house. City moves to demolish it <b>(4 photos)</b>

Sault homeowner won't fix torched house. City moves to demolish it (4 photos)

The house at 168 Church Street was set on fire after a can of gasoline was poured out on each of its three floors
Owner won't fix torched house. City moves to demolish it <b>(4 photos)</b>

Owner won't fix torched house. City moves to demolish it (4 photos)

The house at 168 Church Street was set on fire after a can of gasoline was poured out on each of its three floors
City Council asked to reconsider splash pad location

City Council asked to reconsider splash pad location

Downtown Association wants it in the core area, not Bellevue Park