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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 prepares to bottle its very own hot sauce

Sault prepares to bottle its very own hot sauce

Hell hath no fury like Sault Ste. Marie
Local museums not benefitting from school strike days

Local museums not benefitting from school strike days

Ermatinger-Clergue, the Bushplane Museum and Sault Ste. Marie Museum all report minimal effects from school strikes
Sault digital media stalwart earns innovation nod

Sault digital media stalwart earns innovation nod

Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre celebrates innovative companies
And the Sault's Company of the Year is – hey it's us!

And the Sault's Company of the Year is – hey it's us!

Mike Oliveira, Jake Alphonso, Asima Vezina also honoured as innovators
Local cyclists gear up to span city with sustainable bike trails <b>(2 maps)</b>

Local cyclists gear up to span city with sustainable bike trails (2 maps)

50-kilometre trail network could be used by mountain bikers, fat bikes, hikers, trail runners and snowshoers
Market vendors hit by burglaries <b>(5 photos)</b>

Market vendors hit by burglaries (5 photos)

'When you steal from us, you're literally stealing from a family'
Downtown businesses step up food-empowerment measures

Downtown businesses step up food-empowerment measures

Gore Street and Station Mall have both significantly increased their food offerings in recent weeks
Crime won't pay at Fifth Line cannabis facility, company assures neighbours

Crime won't pay at Fifth Line cannabis facility, company assures neighbours

Known as Algoma Craft Cannabis, the venture is headed by Marty Major and Matthew China
Youth Community Centre proposed for Sault Ste. Marie

Youth Community Centre proposed for Sault Ste. Marie

Request for proposals being prepared by FutureSSM
Arts and culture groups ask city for $279,268. City gives them $75,000

Arts and culture groups ask city for $279,268. City gives them $75,000

Total sought by local groups has doubled since last year