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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

Sault Ste. Marie is the freebie-appliance capital of Ontario. Do you qualify?

Sault Ste. Marie is the freebie-appliance capital of Ontario. Do you qualify?

Almost too-good-to-be-true provincial program has been extended to the end of 2020
Malcolm White explains holiday warming station at Water Tower Inn

Malcolm White explains holiday warming station at Water Tower Inn

'It currently gets triggered at minus 40. I think that's plenty cold. Minus 30 is plenty cold' - Ward 3 Coun. Matthew Shoemaker
City to re-acquire land on Base Line it once sold to failed Elementa initiative

City to re-acquire land on Base Line it once sold to failed Elementa initiative

Full-scale energy-from-waste plant was never built
Military to conduct winter training at Pointe des Chenes

Military to conduct winter training at Pointe des Chenes

Yes, they'll have guns. But no ammo
Shoemaker stirs pot for souped-up warming shelters

Shoemaker stirs pot for souped-up warming shelters

The city introduced a cold-weather warming shelter plan last year. Coun. Shoemaker thinks we can do better
Reports of the Jan. 25 demise of Giovanni's Restaurant are exaggerated

Reports of the Jan. 25 demise of Giovanni's Restaurant are exaggerated

The Instagram screen capture that's circulating here is actually from a restaurant in Edgewood, Maryland
City Council asked to give $300,000 to Sault College, Algoma U

City Council asked to give $300,000 to Sault College, Algoma U

20 per cent of city's economic development fund
Spider helps set local tourism record <b>(clarification)</b>

Spider helps set local tourism record (clarification)

Last year's Halloween on Queen event was a breakout success
Sault's unemployment nearly doubled in past year <b>(update)</b>

Sault's unemployment nearly doubled in past year (update)

2019's annual jobless rate of 8.9 per cent was up from a 20-year low in 2018
Clergue Park Skating Trail is all that and a bag of BeaverTails!

Clergue Park Skating Trail is all that and a bag of BeaverTails!

Full line of BeaverTails fried heaven will be available starting Friday night to Clergue Park ice skaters