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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

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
Councillor believes public art shouldn't just be downtown

Councillor believes public art shouldn't just be downtown

The $40,000 the city's shelling out this year for public art won't get us much, according to Coun. Lisa Vezeau-Allen
Concern expressed about personal security of Sault city councillors

Concern expressed about personal security of Sault city councillors

The city has 51 corporate credit cards. Would posting all those monthly statements online pose a risk to personal safety?
Concern expressed about personal security of city councillors

Concern expressed about personal security of city councillors

The city has 51 corporate credit cards. Would posting all those monthly statements online pose a risk to personal safety?
Sault Transit workers self-isolate after one tests positive for COVID

Sault Transit workers self-isolate after one tests positive for COVID

Number of affected employees isn't currently known, but isn't expected to cause major service disruptions
James Bond-worthy thrill rides planned on St. Marys River

James Bond-worthy thrill rides planned on St. Marys River

High-speed Zodiac Hurricane offering rides here for nine days in August
James Bond-worthy thrill rides planned on St. Marys River

James Bond-worthy thrill rides planned on St. Marys River

High-speed Zodiac Hurricane offering rides here for nine days in August