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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

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
Downtown to get seven more murals

Downtown to get seven more murals

So far, none of the six murals painted this past summer have been defaced by taggers
City approves chopped-down high-rise on MacDonald Ave. <b>(9 photos)</b>

City approves chopped-down high-rise on MacDonald Ave. (9 photos)

Monthly rents are expected to range between $1,400 and $1,900, including utilities
City Council to consider anti-blabbermouth measures

City Council to consider anti-blabbermouth measures

Anti-rumour initiative intended to help the Sault deal with intolerance and adapt to increased diversity
Is Provenzano too persnickety on potential conflicts of interest?

Is Provenzano too persnickety on potential conflicts of interest?

He removed himself from discussions about Spruce Haven Zoo and a local development project. The city's integrity commissioner says it wasn't necessary